July 16, 2007

Where In the World Is Lesley? (Day Six)

Itinerary: Friday Harbor (San Juan Island) to Reid Harbor (Stuart Island)
Cruising Time: 1 1/2 hours
Weather: Sunny and 75 degrees
Pages Read: 4
Relaxation Level: More mellowness (when not jumping up & down at every eagle sighting)

So this is what 5:00 a.m looks like.

Breakfast time.

Mine, mine, mine!!

I know he's in there somewhere!

Captain Rod


Please tell me there aren't any bears on this island!

Ok, Jolie, we made it up this hill. Now where's the ice cream stand?

Suddenly the nothingness of this leisurely day
opens up to the sky and down to the ocean,
back to ancient writers and forward to eternity.
G.K. Chesterton

Happy boaters.

I could get used to this.

Job? What job?

Nautical Dog (aka Not-A-Poodle)


At anchor.


  1. Anonymous9:41 PM

    You look as if you are very relaxed - what a great way to spend your summer!
    Love, Mom and Bill

  2. Wow! I hope all is going well, it looks very relazing and wonderful!

  3. Your whole trip has looked so wonderful. You and Rod look so relaxed! I'm glad you're having such a good time! Stay safe!

  4. Mary Kate5:27 PM

    BEAUTIFUL pics! You guys look very happy . . . I hope you decide to come back!
    Mary Kate

  5. What wonderful pictures! It looks as though you are having a great time.

  6. I love your pictures, Les, you're doing a great job of making me jealous! :)

    Have fun you! :)

  7. Mom & Bill - It's been a very restful trip. It'll be quite a shock to go back to work after all this lazy time on the water. We've had a few rainy days, but we're hopeful that today will be nicer. Such unusual weather for late July!

    Carl - Hey there! Yep, all is well. The boat's still above water, so that's always a good thing. ;) It's been a fabulous trip, in spite of the fog/clouds/rain. Typical for the PNW, but not in July. Oh, well. Just to be on the water is a treat for this landlocked Nebraskan!

    Heather - It's been a blast! I think it's been so good for us to get away like this after the events of the past two years. I know it's done a world of good for our mental well being. Now if only we could figure out a way to retire early and move out here. So far, my vote is for Friday Harbor. Great little town with bookstores, pubs, etc. What more could you ask for?

    Mary Kate - Hey! Good to hear from you! We are having such a good time. We'll have tons of pictures to share with you when we get back. Yes, we'll come home, but only because we have to. We would so love to move out here some day.

    Karen - Thank you!! We're having a grand time. Unfortunately, we head home in a couple of days. We could easily stay here forever.

    Lotus - It'll be fun to look back on all my pictures and blog entries and start planning another trip. It's been great, great fun.

  8. What a beautiful sunrise! I'm really enjoying your pictures, and I'm looking forward to some of Sidney. :)

  9. Nat - It was worth getting up so early to see! I hadn't planned on the sunrise. I was out there waiting to get more pictures of the eagles as they fished at dawn. The sunrise was a nice bonus.

    I have several more posts to work on. Not to worry--I have several nice pics from Sidney and Victoria. :)


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