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Whidbey Island

Camping is a funny thing. It’s so much work, and yet it’s so much fun. We leave our modern conveniences (though bringing what we can – blow dryer, space heater, coffee maker – yeah, we don’t exactly ‘rough it’) and head off to live in the woods. Outside with the crows, the chipmunks, the damp morning fog. Oh but then there’s the beach, the s’mores, the time to do nothing at all. And I really do think we eat better when we’re camping then when we’re at home. But the time to do nothing at all, with no distractions, (except maybe read or watch the fire or go for a walk – but really, nothing) is my favorite part. This place, Deception Pass, Whidbey Island, the Pacific Northwest, makes me happy to live here.

And then there was checking off #28 of my 101 in 1001 list! Sometime around midnight we would walk down to the beach with our blankets, stake a spot on the beach and watch the Perseid meteor shower.

Until next year…when I think we’ll finally rent a beach house instead ;)

  • Risa - August 14, 2010 - 8:57 pm

    Way to capture it!!! I’m glad we live here too! But didn’t I get at least one photo of you with your camera???ReplyCancel

  • Zev Nyklus - August 15, 2010 - 2:34 pm

    Love your photographs and am truly inspired. sounds and looks like a great camping trip!ReplyCancel

  • kelsey loewen - August 16, 2010 - 11:07 am

    Photos 2 and 3, and the third from the bottom just grabbed me. Love them. That location looks so peaceful and beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • colleen - August 17, 2010 - 8:29 am

    …beautiful images..ReplyCancel

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