Blue (and green) heaven
Back in high school, Erica Boyle was on her way to a soccer tournament in Alaska when she looked out the window of her plane. “That’s a lot of water down there,” she thought to herself. “I should check that out.”
Below was Puget Sound. For someone who loved to hike and explore the arid slopes of the Rocky Mountains near her hometown of Lakewood, Colo., the lush green mountains and the shimmering blue water had an undeniable appeal.
The rain? Yeah, it rains – but that’s what keeps the green