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out and about in Twisp

Twisp Twisp Twisp! It’s just fun to say. Although someone later told me that it’s the local native people’s word for yellow jacket, which did make it somewhat less appealing. Regardless, the town was very sweet, and I was there … Continue reading

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TwispWorks

First printing, then more cool art on the way out of town! TwispWorks is redeveloping a former USFS ranger station property into a center for art, education and entreprenurial activities. It is part of the Twisp Public Development Authority’s efforts … Continue reading

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flowers on Starvation Mountain

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scenes and signs around Winthrop

so much spectacular beauty everywhere I looked and then there was this

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Old Schoolhouse Brewery

Yep there’s lots of beer in the Northwest. Of course the brew house in Winthrop was terminally cute as well. I did not make it in to check it out, but they do bottle as well, and I picked up … Continue reading

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window flowers

One of the storefronts in Winthrop had these lovely carved flowers between the windows.

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Winthrop, WA

My friends didn’t tell me that Winthrop is all done up in Old West style, which was pretty cool, since then it was a total kooky surprise. I didn’t actually go in to town and see it until after my … Continue reading

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art garden

Another lovely surprise outside Winthrop, WA

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a dignified demise

the repose of decline: barn outside Winthrop, WA

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A Valley Like This

Sometimes you look at an empty valley like this, and suddenly the air is filled with snow. That is the way the whole world happened – there was nothing, and then. . . But maybe some time you will look … Continue reading

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