Partridge Point, Fort Ebey State Park, Washington, USA — A pause at one of the memorial benches.
Visitors are often surprised at the number of surfers here–none today. This is about six miles into an eleven-mile loop.
The Pacific Ocean is straight out in front of you–about a hundred miles westerly. The water you see is either the Salish Sea, Admiralty Inlet, or the Straight of Juan de Fuca—just depends on your chart, map, or conversation partner.
If you could see the island, it would be Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, maybe. You can also see the southerly end of San Juan Island. Notice how all the whales stay submerged while pictures are taken.
Nootka roses, Douglas fir, Sitka Spruce, salal, gulls, hummingbirds, eagles, owls, hmmm… no owls today.
Hope you enjoyed todays pause.
—–Run gently out there—–