Tag: Renton

A Monday Walk and Pandemic Visit

On the first Monday of summer under the bluest skies and warmest sunshine I went to visit my mom – pandemic style. I pulled up under her apartment window, and gave her a ring, ‘hey mom, I’m down here to visit,’ and visit we…

Rain, Clouds, and Eagles

Saturday evening we took a walk at Coulon despite the threat of rain. I didn’t carry my camera – I’m always slowing my poor husband down on our walks – but I did have my phone. The clouds were spectacular and of course I…

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…

Life During a Pandemic – A River Walk and Facetime with Mom

Yesterday we walked along the Cedar River Trail. There were a handful of others with the same idea and we all kept our distance, even the ducks. The willow trees were beautiful and weeping once more The cherry trees (or plum – I can’t…

Rainbow Cheer

Rain, rain, rain all week long but today I caught a little sunbreak and saw the hint of a rainbow over Lake Washington. I managed a short walk at Coulon Park while the rainbow played hide and seek with the clouds and sunshine until…

Snowy Days

WordPress tells me I’m on a roll – posting three days in a row – why not go for four? 🙂 We had the promised snow this week though not much accumulation at our place – the tiny beads of powder didn’t rise above…

The Unexpected Joy of Getting Outside

It’s true isn’t?  There’s nothing like getting outside to give you a fresh perspective and yes, even fill you with joy!  We chose to do just that before the next snow was expected to arrive, walking the lakeshore trail at Coulon Park, where there…

A Fall Walk with a RAW Twist

I took a walk at Coulon Park and despite the rain and milky sky, the fall colors couldn’t have been better. So what’s the twist? For the first time I shot the photos using the RAW image format. And no it was not my…

Fall’s Early Twilight

I went outside after sunset last night and saw the moon surrounded by lavender and violet.  It was only 5:00 p.m. By 5:15 the colors moved west settling behind nearby trees, before disappearing from view. I love early fall sunsets but not the early…

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…

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