The mists of Avalon. Camelot lies beyond this gate.The mists of Avalon. Camelot lies beyond this gate.
What is being said here?What is being said here?
In a forest dark and deep.In a forest dark and deep.
Full of potential, this Pacific Rim volcano currently stands dormant. But for how long?Full of potential, this Pacific Rim volcano currently stands dormant. But for how long?
Special monitoring equipment keeps tabs on Mt. Raineer high above the lehar zone.Special monitoring equipment keeps tabs on Mt. Raineer high above the lehar zone.
Solar panels provide clean, efficient and free energy. Very green and very blue.Solar panels provide clean, efficient and free energy. Very green and very blue.
Poo Poo Point Scientists (L to R): John, Andy and RichPoo Poo Point Scientists (L to R): John, Andy and Rich
Looking west at aptly named Squak Mountain.Looking west at aptly named Squak Mountain.
Greenery (green foliage or vegetation)Greenery (green foliage or vegetation)
A typical Poo Poo Point view looking north and west and featuring Lake Sammammish.A typical Poo Poo Point view looking north and west and featuring Lake Sammammish.
Part time botanist, Phil, surveying the horticultural riches of Poo Poo Point.Part time botanist, Phil, surveying the horticultural riches of Poo Poo Point.
Bellevue people are just to polite to riot, said John. And we all knew his statement was true. Bellevue can be seen off in the distance (cluster of tall buildings top center).Bellevue people are just to polite to riot, said John. And we all knew his statement was true. Bellevue can be seen off in the distance (cluster of tall buildings top center).
The scientists pose with the botanist (L to R): Rich, John, Andy, PhilThe scientists pose with the botanist (L to R): Rich, John, Andy, Phil
Science + Botany = More Knowledge. Another photo was requested to cement their new friendship. Science + Botany = More Knowledge. Another photo was requested to cement their new friendship.
A scientific observation: A giant pimple on the face of the earth, waiting to pop and spew. This image suitable for framing.A scientific observation: A giant pimple on the face of the earth, waiting to pop and spew. This image suitable for framing.
Left: What a botanist's eye-perceives. Right: Reality.Left: What a botanist's eye-perceives. Right: Reality.
This is only noteworthy because of the intense green in the image.This is only noteworthy because of the intense green in the image.
Sunlight + Greenery = A pleasent image.Sunlight + Greenery = A pleasent image.
  • The mists of Avalon. Camelot lies beyond this gate.
  • What is being said here?
  • In a forest dark and deep.
  • Full of potential, this Pacific Rim volcano currently stands dormant. But for how long?
  • Special monitoring equipment keeps tabs on Mt. Raineer high above the lehar zone.
  • Solar panels provide clean, efficient and free energy. Very green and very blue.
  • Poo Poo Point Scientists (L to R): John, Andy and Rich
  • Looking west at aptly named Squak Mountain.
  • Greenery (green foliage or vegetation)
  • A typical Poo Poo Point view looking north and west and featuring Lake Sammammish.
  • Part time botanist, Phil, surveying the horticultural riches of Poo Poo Point.
  • Bellevue people are just to polite to riot, said John. And we all knew his statement was true. Bellevue can be seen off in the distance (cluster of tall buildings top center).
  • The scientists pose with the botanist (L to R): Rich, John, Andy, Phil
  • Science + Botany = More Knowledge. Another photo was requested to cement their new friendship.
  • A scientific observation: A giant pimple on the face of the earth, waiting to pop and spew. This image suitable for framing.
  • Left: What a botanist's eye-perceives. Right: Reality.
  • This is only noteworthy because of the intense green in the image.
  • Sunlight + Greenery = A pleasent image.

Thinking about titles for this post was fun. Our destination, Poo Poo Point, is ripe for all kinds of bathroom humor. The title could also have easily been, “My Time in the Issaquah Alps.”

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