Saturday, April 24, 2010

The Great North West….

We are currently in Port Angeles, Washington, staying at a KOA RV Park tonight and will catch the 8:20 am. Coho Ferry to Victoria tomorrow morning.  If all goes well we should be home by noon tomorrow!

As I walked the pups around the park for their last walk of the day I snapped a few pictures for you to see what the great North West is like…a little different than the desert!

Giant fir trees instead of cactus…

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and don’t forget the mighty cedar…ahhh smells wonderful!!

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Lots of cute little signs so that you don’t get lost in the woods….

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P1070571 Salal covers the forest floor…instead of tumble weed..  P1070574  Dandelions instead of gorgeous desert wild flowers….P1070576  Tulips instead of flowering cactus….

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Flowering cherry trees instead of flowering yuccas….

P1070579  Spring rockery flowers instead of more wild flowers…P1070581 P1070583

Totem Poles instead of Palm Trees….

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And BIG bears instead of Road Runners…

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AND did I mention RAIN instead of sun!! 

Are we there yet?

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Just give me a dog park and I’m happy!!  I even like washes..dry washes that is…it’s a little cold here and my feet are wet!! 

P1070597  On the quilting front~ More stitching…Baskets of Life..P1070600 P1070601 P1070602 P1070603

Have a super Saturday and Happy Quilting!

11 comments:

joanne lendaro said...

Great pics, once again! Your baskets are coming along nicely! Safe travels home!

Marj said...

What a difference in the landscape. The baskets are making me want to do some. I hope all goes well tomorrow and you get home in time for lunch. My wish is for you to have safe uneventful travels home.

Lori said...

Safe travels! I sure have enjoyed going along with you!!

WoolenSails said...

A big contrast between the two areas. It is going to be a drastic temperature change too. You have gotten a lot done on your stitcheries.

Debbie

Terry said...

Looks like a great place to end your trip! Great job on the baskets.

Barb said...

have a safe flight home...

love the stitching...

Cardygirl said...

I have enjoyed your journey...thanks for sharing...safe travels home!

Guðrún said...

I haven´t visited you for a while and now you are almost home :)

What Comes Next? said...

as nice as the sun, sand and heat are, there's nothing quite like coming home to the big trees, lushness and rain of the Pacific Northwest! Fabulous pictures. Reminds me why I love it here so much. Your baskets are coming along nicely! Welcome Home!

Allie said...

Ahhhh home....nothing like it! Your baskets look so great, you got a LOT of stitching done!

QuiltSue said...

I reckon that by the time you read this, you'll be home, so thanks for taking us on the trip with you, where and when are we off to next?