Category: Renton

Back for a Walk at Coulon Park

After two months of being closed, I was thrilled when Gene Coulon Memorial Park opened last week, allowing us to resume our walks on the shores of Lake Washington.  Always popular but not overcrowded, it’s a perfect place to walk anytime of year, with… Continue Reading “Back for a Walk at Coulon Park”

A Rainy Last Day of Fall, Two Cats and Clam Lights!

After a mostly dry fall in the Pacific NW it seems that all the pent up rain has finally been loosed in a fury making today the rainiest Dec 20th on record, with many more like it to come.  How quickly we forget! Benji… Continue Reading “A Rainy Last Day of Fall, Two Cats and Clam Lights!”

Maiden Voyage of Our E Bikes on the Cedar River Trail

It’s been a cold and rainy fall but we managed to find a good day to take our new E Bikes out for their maiden voyage. We started at Cedar River Park and followed the Cedar River Trail south through the woods where the… Continue Reading “Maiden Voyage of Our E Bikes on the Cedar River Trail”

Salmon Mosaics and the Sockeye of the Cedar River

The salmon have returned to spawn on the Cedar River, primarily Chinook, Coho and Sockeye. Their journey was not a simple one.  Having left the Pacific Ocean, they entered Puget Sound, made their way through the Ballard Locks,  into the fresh water of Lake… Continue Reading “Salmon Mosaics and the Sockeye of the Cedar River”

The Fall Colors of Coulon

Fall is in full swing in the Pacific Northwest so I went to see the show at Coulon Park where the trees are alive with color.  I thought you’d enjoy seeing them too! Still sorting through my photos and will bring you my first… Continue Reading “The Fall Colors of Coulon”

Doo doo doo looking out my back door

This was the view looking out my back door just a few years ago. Twenty-two acres known as the Tiffany Park Woods were behind us. Lovely, dark and deep, they were home to deer and other small critters and full of birds that sang… Continue Reading “Doo doo doo looking out my back door”

Blue and White at Coulon Park

Every time I walk at Coulon Park there’s something special to enjoy.  And though my feet were firmly planted on the ground,  today it was the sky. For Jo’s Monday Walks. ~ Susanne

Reflections on the Cedar River

Last week we took a walk on the Cedar River Trail.  It had rained the night before and heavy clouds remained overhead. But the river was still and placid, reflecting the loveliness nearby. For Sunday Still’s, Stillness. ~ Susanne

A Competition Between the Blue Heron and the Bald Eagle – at Coulon Park

Every visit to Coulon Park is wonderful but there is always something new! Today’s weather was perfect for walking and the brilliant blue skies were reflected in the waters of Lake Washington. Sailboats were lined up as usual and ready to go. Turtles were… Continue Reading “A Competition Between the Blue Heron and the Bald Eagle – at Coulon Park”

For the Love of Libraries and Books

Who knew there was a National Library Week? Well maybe you did, but it took the Sunday Still’s Challenge,  For the Love of Reading and Books, to bring this to my attention thus inspiring this post. Why not celebrate the memories!  There was Mrs.Jones… Continue Reading “For the Love of Libraries and Books”

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