Category Archives: God’s Handiwork

Pend Oreille County Park

The county north of Spokane is Pend Oreille. This watershed information sign is at the entrance to Pend Oreille County Park. The forested areas leading to the Selkirk Mountains are a quick drive from Spokane and offer hiking, fishing, skiing, … Continue reading

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Inland Northwest Storms

For the second time in less than two weeks the Inland Northwest has experienced brutal winds and rain. This second storm has left us with power outages, down trees, and property damage. Still, as compared to other communities that have … Continue reading

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Storm in the City

The winds roared, with some gusts up to 70 mph. The trees came down! Other communities have faced so much devastation, we can hardly complain. Power outages and a mess to clean up. Oh bother! Recommend Tell a friend

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Providence Center for Faith and Healing

On the Sacred Heart Medical Center campus there is a special garden. When the Sisters of Providence gave their convent and garden to create the Providence Center for Faith and Healing, they encouraged the hospital to use this gift to … Continue reading

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Hot Time in the City!

The billboard read 106F this afternoon. The weather stations are reporting just 100F….regardless, it’s HOT! Recommend Tell a friend

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Stevens County Birch

Trees are always cherished….but the sight of all these birch trees in northern Stevens County always makes me take a second look. Recommend Tell a friend

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Washington State Mock Orange

Achoo! The mock orange bushes are in full bloom….and some folks are sneezing to prove it. Mock orange is a native plant (bush/shrub) to our Northwest. Walking along the shores of the Columbia River today the fragrance was wonderful. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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Spring Beauties

The daffodils are finally in bloom! These were in the side yard at Westminster Congregational Church downtown. Recommend Tell a friend

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Spring Flooding

Warmer weather has created some overflowing of the Spokane River. It’s hard to believe that last week at this time we were in the middle of snow storms and thinking spring would never arrive. This picture was taken near Pineriver … Continue reading

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Fish and Wildlife Hike

Take note: no snow. Today, while on a short hike on Fish and Wildlife land, we saw mud, flowing streams and river, moss, and animal tracks; but no snow! There’s hope, spring is just around the corner. Recommend Tell a … Continue reading

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