Followed Tree: A Quaking Aspen

Recently, I shared that we’re following a tree as a way to get closer to nature, stay in tune with the seasons and watch the world grow! I wanted to share the tree that we’ll be following over the next year. After careful research, I am pretty sure this tree is a Quaking Aspen, which are common in Eastern Washington and grow in valleys. I found this in the lower valley of the Magpie Forest, a natural woodland region that’s true to its ancient glory.

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My 300 Ft. Friends

I made some enormous friends recently on a camping trip. These strong and tall ponderosa pines towered above us and reached for the sky. The sun was patchy and hidden for most of the day, but the trees touched it above the canopy all day. Continue reading