Taking a break

DSC_0412_3_4_tonemappedThe last couple of  years have been quite busy for me as we’ve transitioned away from the art festivals that were the staple of my business for over 30 years & now rely strictly on my customers finding me on the internet.  I felt a little time off was needed, so I took my CFO, CMO & tech support team (also known as my family) to several places that have been on my bucket list…..the Olympic Peninsula & Alaska. Because of the great support I receive from  Nikki who handles everything financial, Alexis, my daughter in law, who redesigned my website & convinced me that utilizing social media (including writing a blog) was vital in people from all over finding my work and my son Nick who fixes my tech mistakes & on occasion lends a little muscle when I have a heavy table to load in a crate, I am able to pursue my passion of creating driftwood furniture for my great customers.Lake CrescentI told Nick & Alexis what I had in mind & they did all the research & planning and came up with a detailed itinerary for a very special 10 days. If they ever decide to give up their jobs as attorneys, they would make great travel planners.

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Upon arriving in Seattle we drove to the Lake Crescent Lodge located on a beautiful glacier carved lake in the Olympic National Park. Needless to say, with my love for photography I captured an abundance of memories that I brought back.

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DSC_0289                                                                                                                                                              Marymere Falls

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The giant western cedar trees were abundant & the deer unafraid.DSC_0376

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These are more images than I normally will use in one of my posts, but with the beauty of this place it was hard to leave any out (which I did). By clicking on any one picture it will become full screen. Next….Rialto & Ruby Beach plus the snow covered Hurricane Ridge.

3 comments on “Taking a break
  1. Love these photos and can’t wait to see more!

  2. Truly beautiful! And, I noticed a couple of nice-looking pieces of driftwood, as well. Loved the photos.

  3. Carol says:

    Beautiful!!

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