I had a wonderful trip to Bainbridge Island, Washington!!! I had a long and relaxed visit with my Dad, and his wife, Mary. And as an extra-added surprise....my lifelong best buddy, Noreen, flew up from Los Angeles to spend a long weekend with me! We did our usual routine of running around shopping for purses, shoes, and antiques and had a blast!!!
I would love to present a very organized travelouge, but just can't bear to be that organized, so I will put up some pictures over the next few days and tell some stories, out of order most likely, but what does it matter really?
Noreen arrived on day #2 of my visit. This is the second time that we have met on Bainbridge Island, so we knew some of the places we wanted to hit. First stop, Town and Country Market. This is the local grocery store which is filled with good food, flowers, and trinkets downstairs. All of the flower pictures on this entry were taken at Town and Country. If you go to Bainbridge Island, don't miss it! It is an attraction in itself.
Here are Noreen and Mary gazing at all of the lovely produce! At this exact moment I was looking at bread and chocolate!!! Oh, and I was searching for Tab and root beer!! Such refined tastes!!
Noreen picked out something called "rappini" (I know I have that wrong, sorry Nor!). It was some kind of Italian green that she cooked and made me try. It was heinous!!!
This is my Dad's cabinet of "sea going" books. He has the complete series of Patrick O'Brien works on the top. Isn't this a beautiful piece of furniture?
Here is the upstairs sitting area where one can listen to music, watch TV or read!!!
These two little paintings were done by my Great-Great Aunt! She was a wonderful person and a talented artist!
Mary always has the bathroom set up so nicely for me with yellow tulips!!! Please note the cross-stiched lambs in the background!! I made that many years ago.
I am glad to be back home, but I will miss "The Island." It is so beautiful there!!! All the trees and the sea-smell!!!! I will show some more pictures over the coming days. I am having a bit of a hard time with my re-entry into the real world, but I am anxious to hear from all of you wonderful people out in blogland!! I missed you guys!
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