Category: Renton

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…

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…

A Walk at Coulon Park on the Last Day of Winter

But don’t be fooled – we hit 80 degrees yesterday,  the highest temperature ever recorded here in the month of March.  What better day to take you on one of my favorite walks –  at Gene Coulon Park in Renton, on the southern shores…

Dream House at Tiffany Park

There once was a forest in Tiffany Park.  The trees were worn and tangled yet full of life; native plants and mosses provided splashes of color. Deer and raccoon, owls and woodpeckers, all called it home. Dogs and their walkers visited daily and there…

Cedar River Walk and Some History

Even though we’re in the middle of a Seattle Freeze I’ve been missing my walks so yesterday we set out for the Cedar River Trail. We were greeted by other walkers including these ducks who were led by their fearless leader apparently looking for…

The Rain, the Park and Other Things

I’m borrowing the title for this post because it fits and if you don’t know it’s a song that’s okay too –  I guess I’m showing my age. It’s been a rainy week in the Great Northwest but what else can you expect in…

Return of the Salmon

It happens every year in the Pacific Northwest. Salmon return to the rivers and streams of their birth to spawn.  Three main species of salmon return to the Cedar River in Renton:  the Sockeye, Chinook and Coho.  The Sockeye is the most abundant and…

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