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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Our Adventures

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Escape to the ocean

I have chronic insomnia. It's been going on for more than 20 years. As a newspaper reporter, I stared at the ceiling instead of sleeping, worrying about typos or misspellings in my copy ... knowing that our readers — especially the ones…
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No trespassing: A followup on the Kelowna hippie commune

I never wonder why I do this. I'm intrigued by the history of the areas I live in, how people lived in another time, and why they up and leave their homes, abandoning what may have been precious items. I make up stories in my head, some of…
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Chasing the sunset at Cliff Park

Bella and I are bachelorettes for the week, while Our American is away on business. I told her we were going chasing sunsets. She seemed excited. Bella and I batching it again this week. We're wavering between lazy and purposeful. #pastoremaremmano…

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.