While not exactly the pink flowers from which Steilacoom takes its name, these mini-rhododendrons at Cherrydale Primary School definitely are pink. Recent warming weather has coaxed some blooms to arrive early. Only three more weeks until everything is blooming.
Crab Louis wasn’t on the menu Sunday night down Titlow Beach, so Shirley Seagull brought her own ingredients.
Good thing ‘The Polar Express’ wasn’t set on a Burlington Northern Santa Fe train…
Holiday greenery placed by the Steilacoom Garden Club members on town buildings.
Lakewood’s Paul Wulfestieg was in the Port of Tacoma on Friday and happened upon the shipyard where the Kalakala is being dismantled. He snapped the following pictures.
Photo: Lake City Park – after the season. A great place to relax on an autumn afternoon.
The Steilacoom Branch of Pierce County’s oldest library in the state (1858!) got a new roof last week–after 20 years. Stop by the library to see what else is new this summer.
Photo: Flags and flower baskets decorate Lafayette street in Steilacoom in advance of the summer season: Farmers Market begins June 11; concerts begin June 25. Come visit the “Town on the Sound.”
I had just taken this picture of the “Love Locks” a day or so before the cable broke or was broken at Chambers Bay in University Place. I was curious about what they could possibly mean, and my kids naturally – kids are so smart – were able to tell me that in “locking their love” and throwing away the key, it was a symbol that love would last forever.
Signs of spring are visible: from the Old Settler’s Cemetery crocuses, to the Towne Centre’s flowering plum trees; and snowdrops and jonquils lining the gateway at Lakewold Gardens and lots of camellia blossoms budding up around the lake.