B and I were going to visit Mount Baker on Thursday, but the haze in the air was atrocious. The views were severely compromised. So when we reached Bellingham and nothing had changed, we decided to modify our plans – after all, we were staying overnight and could go up next day. We searched around for suitable parks to play in, and found Whatcom Falls Park. People, this place is made of awesome. It’s probably even more awesome when the water levels are high, but seeing it with the creek so low is also mega-awesome, because you can walk out on top of the big waterfall and see what the water has done to the delicious sandstone. I’ll be showing you that quite soon.
Another super-awesome thing you may see is a shallow green puddle full of red squirmy worms. If you don’t like worms, this won’t be super-awesome. But if you do, you’ll squee, and then you’ll crouch down and take photos. [Read more…]