Welcome to Our Great Escape

We hit the back roads of Washington State in search of adventure.

WHO WE AREWHAT WE DO

Of all the paths you take in life,

make sure a few of them are made of dirt.

See a photo you like?

Prints of select photos are available by emailing Angela. Bella can’t type.

Angela

the escape artist

My best days are spent on the back roads, taking pictures of abandoned farmhouses, barns and churches.

I always knows the road that leads us home.

Bella

the Maremma sheepdog

No adventure is complete without Bella riding shotgun in the Great Escape.

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abandoned schoolhouse

Our Adventures

spokane sunset

A long, tough goodbye

I don't normally become attached to "things." Things are disposable. They're replaceable. They don't hold your memories; your heart, your head and your blog preserve those special moments. For a long time then, "things" were easy to toss…
Slusser Road Douglas County

Back to schools

Nothing lasted very long in Lamoine … or Arup. Unless you want to talk about the schoolhouse. It's still standing after 100 years. Long after Arup was platted. Long after Arup became Lamoine. And long after Lamoine became deserted…
palouse lupines

A housebound escape

This doesn't have anything to do with reading. Even though reading is the best escape I can take without leaving the house. No, this is about losing myself on my laptop in a way that doesn't involve writing. I've been learning how to…

Tell us a story

Know a place you want to see us visit? Have a story of your own to tell? Drop us a line and tell us all about it.