View of North Cascades from Mukilteo – Clinton Ferry

 Posted by on November 21, 2012 at 10:28 pm  Photos  No Responses »
Nov 212012
 
View of North Cascades from Mukilteo - Clinton Ferry

View of North Cascades from Mukilteo – Clinton Ferry

After several days of intense rain in the Seattle area, we had a brief respite from the soggy weather the other day. As the sun was rising, the North Cascades came into view from the Mukilteo – Clinton ferry to Whidbey Island.

 

 

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Baby Island off of Whidbey Island

 Posted by on June 25, 2012 at 5:58 am  Family  No Responses »
Jun 252012
 
Baby Island off of Whidbey Island

Baby Island off of Whidbey Island

On a recent trip to Whidbey Island near Langley WA, I was looking out toward Puget Sound and saw a tiny island that I did not recognize. It turned out to be Baby Island, located in Saratoga Passage. Many years ago, it was a bigger island and a gathering place for picnickers, fishermen, and clam diggers.

Over the years, the island has been eroded to its diminutive size today. There is no public access to the island as the Tulalip Tribe brought the island in the 1990s. However, the tribe allows locals to walk onto the island at low tide to collect shellfish and view the wildlife including a group of seals.

 

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