Photo Album Pictures

Below are images compiled in one of the many photo galleries illustrating our blog, Musings From Paradise. Click on any photo and then sweep through the collection (or use your keyboard’s arrow keys). There’s a “full-screen” toggle in the upper-right.  More Albums 

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Summer

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  • Harvest Host camping at Portteus Winery, Zillah, WA (View from our window)
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  • Harvest Host camping at Fruitland Winery, Fruitland, WA
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  • Hoster homesite in Yaak, Montana. Photo from across their pond to the residence.
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  • Hoster house, Yaak, MT
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  • Karen & Nick on the Hoster porch.
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  • Hoster pond seen from the front porch.
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  • Jon joined the porch crew.
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  • Kayaking the Yaak River with Sooney's family.
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  • Kayaking the Yaak River with Sooney's family.
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  • Kayaking the Yaak River with Sooney's family.
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  • Kayaking the Yaak River with Sooney's family.
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  • Swatting mosquitos at the Hoster's.
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  • Geology beneath Secret Falls, Yaak, MT.
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  • Forest floor while searching for Huckleberries.
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  • Addie (© Nick Viani 8/1) Hoster's Healer breed.
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  • Harvest Host Camping at Lavender farm. 9/2
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  • Along the roadway from Elk, WA > Walla Walla, WA. Miles and miles of wheat fields.
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  • Harvest Host Camping at Hampton Cellars, Benton City, WA.
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  • Harvest Host Camping at Wildridge Winery, Tacoma, WA
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  • View of Mt. Adams from our campsite at Wildridge Winery, Tacoma, WA
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  • Detail apple structure, Tacoma, WA
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  • Disperse campsite off Hwy. 12, Packwood, WA
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  • Disperse campsite off Hwy. 12, Packwood, WA
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  • Huckleberry harvesting near disperse campsite off Hwy. 12, Packwood, WA
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  • Ike Kinswa State Park location right off Hwy. 12 in Mossyrock, WA.
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  • Bird kayaking along the Tilton River, Ike Kinswa State Park, WA
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  • Weed infestation on Lake Sylvia while bird kayaking Lake Sylvia State Park, WA
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  • Nursery Saplings (© Nick Viani 8/12) Birding by boat at Lake Sylvia State Park, Montesano, WA
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  • Misc. shorebirds (© Nick Viani 8/12) Bottle Beach State Park, Grays Harbor, WA
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  • Pigeon Guillemot: butt shot (© Nick Viani 8/12) Westport Marina, Port of Grays Harbor, WA
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  • Pigeon Guillemot (© Nick Viani 8/12) Westport Marina, Port of Grays Harbor, WA
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  • Rock Pigeon (© Nick Viani 8/12) Westport Marina, Port of Grays Harbor, WA
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  • Ruddy Turnstone (© Nick Viani 8/12) Bottle Beach State Park, Grays Harbor, WA
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  • Gull - juvenile portrait (© Nick Viani 8/12) Grays Harbor, WA
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  • Birding the Sandpiper Trail (© Nick Viani 8/12) Gray's Harbor Nat'l Wildlife Refuge - Bowerman Basin. Note: the Sandpiper Trail is accessed by first walking near the Hoquiam airport near Aberdeen, WA
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  • The Monte Carlo - 50' vessel moored in Westport, WA and our access to pelagic birds.
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  • Pelagic Birding 41 miles off the coast from Westport, WA
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  • Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel (© Nick Viani 8/14) Pelagic birding event 41 miles offshore from Westport, WA
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  • Laysan Albatross (© Nick Viani 8/14) Pelagic birding event 41 miles offshore from Westport, WA
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  • Black-footed Albatross (© Nick Viani 8/14) Pelagic birding event 41 miles offshore from Westport, WA
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  • Northern Fulmar (© Nick Viani 8/14) Pelagic birding event 41 miles offshore from Westport, WA
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  • Shrimp Boat attracting seabirds (© Nick Viani 8/14) Pelagic birding event 41 miles offshore from Westport, WA
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  • Sabine's Gull (© Nick Viani 8/14) Pelagic birding event 41 miles offshore from Westport, WA
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  • South Polar Skua (© Nick Viani 8/14) Pelagic birding event 41 miles offshore from Westport, WA
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  • Cassin's Auklet (© Nick Viani 8/14) Pelagic birding event 41 miles offshore from Westport, WA
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  • Humpback Whale (© Nick Viani 8/14) Pelagic birding event 41 miles offshore from Westport, WA
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  • Sooty Shearwater (© Nick Viani 8/14) Pelagic birding event 41 miles offshore from Westport, WA
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  • Double-crested Cormorant (© Nick Viani 8/14) Pelagic birding event 41 miles offshore from Westport, WA
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  • Brown Pelican (© Nick Viani 8/14) Pelagic birding event 41 miles offshore from Westport, WA
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  • Chestnut-backed Chickadee (© Nick Viani 8/17) Gresham, OR (Reeve's backyard feeder)