Another sunny day, another walk about the neighborhood. I tried to come up with a theme: little hidden pathways, or pretty porches with flowers, but I couldn't settle on anything so just snapped a pic here and there just to get a feel for the area.
The neighborhood of Montlake has some beautiful old houses. Some are quite grand with intricate details, others are more modest, but quaint. Most of the yards are beautiful and the ones that are not, are generally overgrown, hidden jungles that are almost as pretty as the landscaped ones, and certainly interesting in their own special way.
One of the few houses that was not hidden deep in the greenery and flowers.
Pretty hillside yards. There are houses there somewhere.
Funky bicycle art floating amongst the trees
Post your favorite poetry
Sometimes it's liking walking through a floral tunnel
Cute little swing along the sidewalk
I still had some time, so I decided to check out the path along Lake Washington that crosses Marsh and Foster Islands.
Walkway connecting Marsh Island
Calm water under the 520. No kayaks today.
I figured it would be a quagmire this time of year, but found the trail to have a fresh layer of bark dust that for the most part kept the trail dry. Nice! I hadn't been down this way since last summer.
Wetland just off the trail.
Looking back toward the hospital and Husky stadium
Back to the Medical center for hospital coffee and Haagen-daz. Couldn't wait to get the photo before taking a bite!
A few more pics just because I'd rather end with pretty flowers than half eaten ice cream.
According to blogger this is my 300th post. How about that!