The smoke from the wildfires in Canada
finally cleared out over the weekend
and our summer sunshine returned!
That's Mt. Rainier above. It had been obscured by a smoky haze for 11 days. Since our part of the country spends months on end in a thick layer of grey clouds over the winter, our clear summer days are especially precious.
On Saturday, the day the low front moved in and cleared out the smoke, I headed down to the harbor with Dawn and my daughter to tool around in a rented wooden electric boat. The little boat was slow and quiet, and it was fun to see things from the water.
Here's the back of our famous Tide's Tavern, where boaters dock and come on land for a meal or a beer on the deck.
The wooden boat, which is rented by the hour by the Eddon Boat Shop, is very colorful!
Back home, a walk on the beach revealed a sand dollar -- rare for our beach.
And inside, our weekend was brightened by Hammie, my daughter's visiting hamster. (Plus her three rabbits.)
Have a colorful day