Once They Were Trees

Posted by on Oct 1, 2016 in The West | No Comments
Once They Were Trees

Now they have all been shaped into wonderful and whimsical statues. It appears that these trees lined the main road in the small town of Brewster, Washington and must have been dying off. Looks like the zoo was let out on main street. Nothing to do but admire and marvel at the skill of the […]

Gotta Stop At Hank’s

Posted by on Sep 28, 2016 in The West | One Comment
Gotta Stop At Hank’s

This is why we love rural towns – you never know what you are going to run into. Hank’s Supermarket in Twisp, Washington, is one of those places you never forget. This is one of the first sights you see as you walk in. The top of the refrigerator case becomes a trophy case.¬† Same […]

Smokejumpers

Posted by on Sep 26, 2016 in The West | 4 Comments
Smokejumpers

Just outside Winthrop was a sign inviting¬†the curious to tour the Region 9 Smokejumper Base. Turned out to be the most interesting thing we saw that day by a mile. Note the way they did the logo. Brian was our guide. This is his first season as a jumper but not as a seasonal fireman. […]