All photos of ships are our own, unless otherwise specified. Our location in Seattle looks out over Puget Sound to the west, Bainbridge Island, and the Olympic Mountain Range.
Bulk Carrier waiting its time at the Grain Terminal
One of our favorites, just based on its name!
CMA CGM Container Ship
China Shipping Line
Load of Logs
Departing Puget Sound for Asia
MSC Container Ship
Alaska Maritime Tug and Barge
Aircraft Carrier enroute Bremerton WA
Accompanied by smaller security vessels.
Early morning, April 28, 2017
Icebreaker 10 - The Polar Star
First of the Season Cruise Ship in Seattle
Holland America Eurodam
As seen from our vantage point overlooking the Cruise Terminal
April 29th 3:47 PM
The Holland America Eurodam arrived in Seattle, on April 29th. She docked at Pier 91 and was the first cruise ship of the Summer 2017 Season to visit Seattle. A more recent photo of the Eurodam is below as she arrived in Seattle on Saturday morning, May 6th, completing the first weekly adventure to Alaska.
Holland America Eurodam
Arriving Seattle, May 6th 5:21 AM
After 1st round-trip Seattle - Alaska - Seattle
Panama Canal Update
Disney Wonder first passenger vessel through expanded
Photo Courtesy Disney Cruise Line
To our Maritime Friends: You are aware of the Panama Canal's expansion project which was completed last year. Although the new locks have been open for about 10 months, the Disney Wonder was the first passenger ship to transit last Saturday, April 29, 2017.
Picture Courtesy of Disney Cruise Line
On May 2, 2017, four days ago, the Canal hosted its biggest ship yet: the COSCO Development, a Hong Kong ship that can hold over 13,000 18-foot cargo containers, and is as long as the Eiffel Tower is tall.
Cosco Development - Biggest Ship through expanded Panama
Canal so far
Photo Courtesy Panama Canal Authority
Want more info about the new Canal expansion? Check out the video below, published by the Panama Canal Authority.
Spring 17 Blooms
All bloom pics are from recent walks in the neighborhood.
Postcards for the Weekend #36 - Traditional Craft Work Linking up with Maria's Postcards for the Weekend where the theme for this week is "traditional craft work." Thanks to Maria for hosting. If you would like to see what other bloggers have chosen to post this week please follow the link to Maria’s blog for postcards worth viewing. Our contribution this week features a very old postcard titled "Indian Papoose" ... a Native American child carrier. How do you like the craft work?
Art by H H Tammen
Back of the unused card.
SkyWatch - Late April, Early May
Clouds and peaks.
Storm Front moves through on May 4th
A most unusual thunderstorm afternoon.
Wondering if that is a new land slide in the Olympics?
May 4th 8:31 PM
Even more colorful sunset.
April 13, 2017, 8:02 PM
Closing thought ... A life properly lived is just learn, learn, learn, all the time. Charlie Munger, May 6, 2017