Scene 08-30 Tea for Two and Botanical Gardens

For the second day in a row a flake on the part of the rental place thwarted an attempt for a new experience riding EliptiGos. Instead of throwing a fit, my friend Takako and I again found other adventures. Yesterday was walk in the park, hours browsing at Half Price Books and delicious Mexican dinner at The Matador in Redmond. Today was an exquisite pot of white tea at Smacha,   some thrift store shopping and a long stroll through Bellevue Botanical Gardens with the bonus of Art in the Park topped off with fantastic sushi and happy hour at Trappers back in my neighborhood. For on the fly change of plans it was a remarkable weekend… Better than I could have planned.

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Scene 08-29 Windy Walk

It was a stormy day. So windy we turned back more than once when we got into the thickets of tall trees on our walk through Marymoor Park.

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Scene 08-27 Harvest Approaches

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On tonight’s ride we stopped in at Jubilee Farm for a short rest. So peaceful. Really captures the robust end of Summer feeling.

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Scene 08-25 View from the Bridge

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Had to stop on the bridge on my bike ride through my neighborhood tonight. The feel of Fall is in the air, but it still looks like Summer.

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Scene 08-23 Marvelous Meadowbrook

Meadowbrook Farm is a historic homestead that has remained a hub of our community. It is apparently a hub for the local elk community too. See video of a few elk HERE. It’s the place you can most often find the largest gatherings of the herd on the valley floor. It’s a beautiful field near the foot of Mt Si. Maybe they like the view too. I decided to stop since it was such a gorgeous evening.

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Scene 08-22 Anniversary at the Space Needle

A special gift sent my husband and me to the Space Needle for dinner to celebrate our 16th Anniversary. (8-21-15) Delicious and the service was great. It was a fun evening, and we had an extra surprise when the restaurant gave us an ice cream sundae complete with candle and dry ice presentation. It topped off an especially sweet evening.

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Scene 08-18 Sigh and Little Sigh

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On the other side of the mountain we see Mt Si and Little Si… Sigh another beautiful summer eve.

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Scene 08-13 River Like Glass

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The evening was so peaceful that the river was like glass.

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Scene 08-08 Oasis

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They were delicious! Best fuel for an afternoon bike ride.

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Scene 08-07 Crossing

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Water level’s still going down, down, down.

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Scene 07-28 Moonrise at Sundown

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I stopped in my tracks to catch the moon rising next to the point of Mt Washington in the low and golden light near sundown.

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Scene 07-27 Ready to Ride

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The time was late and the sun was low, but I was ready to ride.

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Scene 07-26 Viva le Tour

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See you next year riders. Cheers to you all!!

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