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Yurt + Autumn and Winter = More Adventures Outdoors

Picture this, the Mountain Loop Highway known for its scenic vistas and drives, hiking trails and campgrounds.  Many attractions abound, including ice caves, old railroad tunnels, alpine lakes, mountain meadows, old mining ghost town of Monte Cristo, waterfalls, canyons, caves, … Continue reading

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Taking what the wind blows our way

Definitely feeling it…It’s that Springtime feeling creeping up into the mountains, cherry trees in the lower elevations are pink pompoms, my spring bulbs are peeking out of the dirt, and lots of stuff being planted in the ground here at … Continue reading

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Spring or Winter, Spring or Winter…

I wish the weather would hurry up and decide!  One minute it is bright and sunny outside, the next a snow flurry swoops on in.  Early in the morning for the past two days we’ve had a light snow only … Continue reading

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A Special Aerial Photo Treat!

Before…and After…views of the ranch from the sky. The Snohomish County website just recently updated its aerial imagery and we can now see the changes from 2005 to 2007. Shaped like a trapezoid (you can see the yellow property lines … Continue reading

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Revving Up The Ranch Engine

There is a full lunar eclipse this evening and, from an astrological perspective, its ripe with symbolism suited towards the shifting perceptions here at the ranch.  Lunar eclipses generally illuminate truth, and with this eclipse arriving in Virgo, it most … Continue reading

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My Winter Mountain Rescues are tallying

So what’s life in the rural mountains during winter like?  Well you’ve had a taste of it when the news has been reporting all the avalanche rescues that have been occurring this past winter season.  However, to drive this point … Continue reading

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Winter’s been bright, but now let a garden grow!

Winter has been a bit on the bright side lately, lots of white on the ground, stars in the skies, everything all standing flocked out. However, with the waxing of the moon, we’re seeing a bit of a break; rain … Continue reading

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