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Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Space Needle

The Space Needle was built for the World's Fair held in Seattle in 1962.
The sky opened up, raining very large drops down upon our heads that morning; but on the way to the ship, it stopped..... and the skies slowly began to clear.
We boarded the Dawn Princess; and as we traveled out to sea, thru the Puget Sound, we went out onto our balcony and I started clicking away.....The sky was just beautiful! I love these pictures of the city, the space needle and those ominous skies.

Alaska here we come!

Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Pike Place Market

Look at these fresh vegetables! Be-u-tee-full! Fresh seafood and a "fish-throwin" show to boot!
This is Seattle's jewel of a farmer's market - Pike Place Market. Fresh flowers were everywhere!
Take a look: www.pikeplacemarket.org. This was a dream come true for a girl born way south of the home of THE ORIGINAL Starbucks......Let's just say I caught a bad case of "sensory" overload!
.....And this was the very first day of our Alaskan Cruise Adventure!

Monday, September 04, 2006

Labor Day and Ice Cream

What could be more American? Yummmm...............

Sunday, September 03, 2006

On Top of Old Baldy

......it is not covered with snow.....
...but a hill of rocks! All who reach the top of Old Baldy, are to bring a rock to put on the pile of rocks at the very top. Mel made it to the top first! You just wouldn't believe the view! On the way back down, a fellow "mountain climber" took a picture of the three of us-Barbara, Melanie and I. Look at the Frio River in the background...the emerald green water-it doesn't get more beautiful in Texas!