Month: June 2018

Kayaking With Seals

June 30 We are on our way to Burlington, Washington today and will be crossing Puget Sound on the ferry from Port Townsend to Whidbey Island.  I love Port Townsend and will miss it, but there is lots to see and do on the…

It’s Still Junuary

June 29 The day before yesterday, we got our second glimpse of Mount Ranier in the two weeks we’ve been here.  We didn’t even think about being able to see it from here until it suddenly popped up one day. The weather has been…

Downtown Dog

June 27 Dart seems to be becoming a city dog.  When Regis has allowed Dart to decide where to go on their walks, Dart heads straight downtown.  I would never have guessed he would choose downtown. Yesterday, when I was taking Dart for our…

Lawn Ornaments – Deer

June 25 When Dart and I go on our morning walks through Port Townsend, we see LOTS of deer.  They look like lawn ornaments.  They are pretty tame.  They let us get close, but not too close.  Dart doesn’t seem to notice them unless…

Discovery Trail

June 23 Last evening we saw a rainbow during sunset.  This is the second time in a week we saw one.  Prior to this, I don’t think I’ve seen a rainbow for a couple years.  Very cool. We went to the local farmers market…

Orcas

June 20 I went on a whale watch tour with the Puget Sound Express.  The tour leaves from the same marina/campground where we are staying, so it was convenient to walk over.  On the way, we spied this little river otter hanging around the…

Under the Salish Sea

June 19 The weather warmed up quite a bit yesterday.  I woke up yesterday morning at 4:30 to watch the sunrise.  Dart joined me.  The water was calm and the sky was clear.  I saw a sea lion swim by and a few seals….