Tag: seattle

Blinded by the Light

  We woke up this morning and the sun was shining brightly in the sky.  I was blinded by the light.  We had to move to a campground a few miles away, so there was a little bit of jockeying necessary.  We had to… Continue Reading “Blinded by the Light”

On My Way to Alaska

I left for Alaska recently from Florida. It takes 3 different flights to get there. Fortunately, my son lives in Seattle so I took two flights to get to Seattle the first day and spent the night at his new home. Then, I left… Continue Reading “On My Way to Alaska”

Octopus

July 26, 2018 On our final day on Bainbridge Island, I went to Seattle to have my stitches removed.  The wound looks better than I expected, so I don’t look like Frankenstein.  It will take six months to completely heal, but it’s off to… Continue Reading “Octopus”

Back to Bainbridge Island

July 22, 2018 When we left Omak, Washington, the temperature was expected to exceed 100 degrees.  While we were there, we got great views of Mars and the moon. Because I was scheduled to have surgery in Seattle to remove some skin cancer, we… Continue Reading “Back to Bainbridge Island”

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… Continue Reading “Orcas”

Morning at the Lake

On our last day at Lake Cushman, we spent part of the morning at the lake watching the birds, looking at the flowers, and listening to the buzzing of insects.  Lots of blueberry bushes and other flowers are in bloom throughout the forest, and… Continue Reading “Morning at the Lake”

Rhododendrons

June 5 We spent the day exploring the west edge of the Hood Canal. We set out in search of Eagles and found some. Mostly, the Eagles were soaring over the side of the mountain but one adult sat in a tree nearby and… Continue Reading “Rhododendrons”