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Sammamish Slough
John Anderson July 11, 2013 at 09:51 am
Great blog and pix. There are so many good places to kayak in the Puget Sound area.
Henry Bischofberger July 11, 2013 at 09:53 am
We sure enjoy this trip. Have been doing the same thing for years. They finally have a nice rampRead More to bring the kayaks up the hill at the brewery!!
moon snail
Jeanne Gustafson June 27, 2013 at 09:07 pm
What a great idea! Thanks for sharing this, Jenny, I love it!
LeAnn Riegel July 1, 2013 at 04:22 pm
Wasn't clam season over June 30th??
LeAnn Riegel July 1, 2013 at 04:24 pm
Thanks for the recipe, I will try using crab instead of clams unless you have a better recipe.Read More Thanks!!
Hiking through the clouds up Mount Si. Credit: Jenny Manning
Margaret Santjer June 9, 2013 at 03:43 pm
Jenny, how long does this hike take? I'm hoping to do it, too -- just never seem to fit it in. MaybeRead More this summer!
Jenny Manning June 10, 2013 at 03:59 pm
Margaret - It took us about three and a half hours, round-trip, including the scramble up Haystack.
John Anderson June 20, 2013 at 04:25 pm
This looks like a great hike. We will have never try it. Thanks for posting. Coincidentally, weRead More heard photographer Chris Jordan give a preview talk about his upcoming film, Midway. He is the artist featured at Seattle Center a few years ago who created the Running the Numbers project. Anyway, he introduced his talk last night with a picture to be released soon of Mount Si forest--on the trail you describe. It is a beautiful old growth forest, but when you zoom in very close, you realize it is created by a huge number of cigarette butts (384,000--the number discarded every 15 minutes.) Cigarette butts are like mini-toxic waste sites. They capture most of the toxins of the cigarette and store them in a non-degradable plastic core. The picture has not been released yet, but here is a sample of his work, a view of the moon made from 29,000 credit cards, the average number of U.S. bankruptcies per week in 2010. Click on the picture to make it zoom. http://www.chrisjordan.com/gallery/rtn/#moon