Tag Archives: Bainbridge Island

Autumn Beauty in a Japanese Garden

Some of the most colorful spots to visit during the autumn season is a Japanese garden. There is usually one located in major city parks, often hidden in a secluded area, nestled within the confines of a quiet, natural area. … Continue reading

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Pumpkins and Gardens

I’m so glad I took advantage of last week’s fine weather, as conditions have now turned more cool and damp, and snow has dusted the higher elevations in the mountains. Late last week I visited a favorite garden of mine, … Continue reading

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A Reminder of History’s Past

Recently while driving around on Bainbridge Island, Washington, I visited a memorial site that I was not aware of before. It is the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial. Dedicated in 2011, it is a wall paying homage to the … Continue reading

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Autumn at Bloedel Reserve

The Pacific Northwest is being hammered by our first November windstorm, along with plenty of rain. Any weak leaves left on trees will, no doubt, be ripped off before all is said and done. Fortunately for me, I had the … Continue reading

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My Personal Walden

I took advantage of what was probably our last spell of warm, sunny weather this past weekend here in the Puget Sound region. I returned to the Bloedel Preserve located on Bainbridge Island that I had initially visited in August. … Continue reading

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