At Wanderlust Tours, when someone says "Go jump in a lake!"-- we're happy to oblige! 🙌
Le Marché St. George - Vancouver, British Columbia 🥐 ☕️ 🇫🇷 🇨🇦
I read somewhere that when sailors stray off course, simply altering their direction by a magnitude of 1° is sometimes all they need to get back on track. One degree of change.
It’s amazing to think about really. How a small, seemingly insignificant change can wildly affect the long term trajectory of your journey. No, not amazing ... powerful. You see, we often feel like we need to make these massive moves in our lives to feel whole again - move to that place, leave that person, lose 50 lbs, etc. The simple idea of those challenges completely suffocating any ounce of action.
But the reality is that it’s the simple things that we should pay attention to. The words we say, the thoughts we have, the tiny and numerous decisions that we make literally hundreds of times a day. The task is less daunting, the journey less perilous when you think about how little you actually have to do to right your course.
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Teddy is ready for snow❄❄❄
Nature is weird. 🌲🌿🌺 Also, I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who is following me. I am finally a member of the four-digit followers club. This app is one of the worst inventions on the planet, but the one benefit it has is how it can actually bring like-minded people together. I’ve met some pretty cool people and I’d love to get out and shoot with more of you.
Lastly, I know I’m basically a celebrity now, but I’m still humble enough to respond to comments and DMs. 😂😂
Seriously though, if we haven’t spoken yet, come say ‘hi’ or tell me a story using only emoji or whatever.
Thank you. 🙏🏻
You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. ~ Christopher Columbus 🌅 TITLE: Embarking 🌎 LOCATION: Eastsound, WA
“My favorite color...the seam of a desert horizon.”
- Eileen Tabios
It’s been a summer of fast weeks and slow weekends. Hit me up if you’ll be in Boise this weekend ✌🏼
I’ve got some pretty amazing men in my life! The yummy meals we’ve shared, the connections we’ve made through conversation, the silly things we do, the art we create... I could go on! I’m so proud to call these fellas my friends! Feelin’ real grateful and thought I’d share. #nogbottom #wemisscharlie
Seward Park, Seattle, WA
In the summer rain, we will meet again
We will learn the code of the ancient ones
In the forest
“In the Forest” by Van Morrison
🎶She keeps a lock of hair in her pocket
She wears a cross around her neck
Yes, the hair is from a little boy
And the cross is someone she has not met
Not yet🎶 The Black Crowes (She Talks to Angels)
It wouldn't be a Wednesday without some waterfall action!
I just want my crystal clear sunsets back.... 🌄🌅 Are you dealing with smoke conditions too?
Taken a couple weeks ago before all of this 🔥wildfire madness 😑😐😶 Special thanks to all of those who are firefighting and keeping our communities safe! 👐
☀️🌲 Jebediah Smith Redwoods State Park, June 2017
In Oregon we jump off trees |🌲|
The most popular hike among Seattle-ites.
Went up the ledge on an early summer morning. Had the area just to ourselves for half an hour. The views up there, never get old!
I remember this time last year I was preparing to capture this shot. Reading up and taking notes on how to capture the Great American Eclipse.
A couple weeks ago I was watching the sun rise through a light smokey haze from wildfires. I landed back in Seattle after a trip to Alaska and was shocked at how little visibility there was flying in when the forecast said sunny. Thinking of all the men and women fighting fires and hope they are safe. Also, Mother Nature could send a little wind through to clean up the air a bit would be much appreciated for some weekend adventures. #pnwonderland #herpnwlife
Y'know, based on all the sit-coms I've watched, I really thought that at this point in my life, I'd have more friends trying to set me up with their friends. I'm just sayin'.
Eastern Oregon wins my heart, every time.
I heard some water, climbed through a crevice, and found this hidden gem.
Today I read that 13 large wildfires have burned more than 211 square miles in Washington state, 10 large fires have scorched more than 256 square miles in Oregon. About 600 wildfires are burning across British Columbia. This doesn’t include the numerous fires in California, including the largest in state history, fires in Alaska, and elsewhere across the country.
Selfishly, I wake up unable breathe well and eye problems because smoke is blanketing my City. I say selfishly because I still have a home and a City.
So, here’s just a handful of photos from my trips to Alaska and Vancouver, to remind us that nature 🌲🦅🐻is stunningly precious and sadly disappearing. Here’s sending love 💕 to Mother Nature and those fighting to protect her
East of the Cascades is another world in of its own. On our way to Rock Creek Reservoir, @couaax
and I took an alternate route through Wasco County and we were amazed with this view. Oregon is something else. #ItsYourOregon
Betty Bowen Viewpoint, Queen Anne, Seattle, WA
Drip of honey on the money make it gotta be
The best buzz I’m ever gonna find
Hey, I’m a little drunk on you
And high on summertime
“Drunk on You” by Luke Bryan
You’re a beauty, Vancouver! 🇨🇦
Hey - it's been a little bit! I've been all over the place venturing Washington this past few weeks. Each year, it's no secret that the west coast goes into a dry spell with wildfires and smoke we've been having..... it gets worse and worse breaking records year after year recently.
I mean, I couldn't believe my eyes that Rainier was covered with hazy skies, making it hard to see the mountain with your naked eye, even up close... like this photo. 😞 📢 Listen up people, climate change is a serious thing and can truly affect our livelihoods from the food we eat to the air we breathe. We all have a carbon footprint, and some of us have a larger footprint than others based on our habits, hobbies, and enjoyment.
Truth is, it's easier than you think to reduce your carbon footprint NOW, and over time it gets easier. Go carpooling. Ride the bus or ride your bike to work. Grow your own garden, compost your food in your backyard, commit to recycling, and more. So let me ask you: what's one thing you can do today, tomorrow, and the coming days to make your footprint more eco-friendly? Share your favorite eco-friendly hack in the comments! 👇👇👇👇
Just another asshole phone photographer. 🤓 📱
May you find such beautiful waterfalls on your hike in PNW. Love how the Sunshine peaks through tall tree and falls on the stones and water streams.
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The waterfall comes out good if you have a tripod and you shoot at low shutter speed. But there are situations where you cannot set a tripod at all. This waterfall was one such place. I couldn't find a place to set the tripod and also get a lower angle on the waterfall. Finally I had to handheld it to shoot at lower shutter speed, being as still as I could, while sitting on my ankles and toes 😂 Couldn't see through the view finder, so had to use Live view and judge the frame at a 20 degree angle from the LCD Display. Quite a Tiring shot but i am Happy with the outcome.