Archive | June 2012
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When I was writing my novel Mountaintop Drive, I drove up to a new subdivision on Sumas Mountain to get the atmosphere and setting right (the subdivision is real, but there is no street called Mountaintop Drive). There I saw several deer grazing on the lawns at the edge of the woods. The houses have […]
Over the twenty or more years that we have been walking at Mill Lake, the same pair of bald eagles have been nesting in a tall tree near the water’s edge. After going off to feast on spawning salmon in the fall, the eagles return to their home territory late in the year. They nest […]