Once upon a time, we zipped over Stephens or Snoqualmie passes in Washington in mid-winter, hoping only to avoid goose-feather snowflakes, taking “compact snow and ice” as routine. No more.
“Desert Gold” in bloom, like area rugs around creosote bushes, hallway runners beside the highway.
The tower at Chelan Butte Lookout, built by the CCC in 1938, was manned until 1984. It was recently moved to Entiat, Washington and set up for an exhibit with short trails
Mr. Blue was the regional manager, or some such title, for the financial office where I worked…