The sound was calm as we crossed over to the island.
We settled in, and Tom raised his flags. We are officially in residence.
We checked out the garden to see what the job would look like when we tackled it the next morning. Not too bad. Then we checked out the beach to see what the tide brought in. It was so calm and quiet.
After lunch we set out for Freeland to check the thrift store there, and the hardware store and nursery, and pick up some teriyaki chicken at the grocery store for our dinner. Then we took the scenic back road to Langley.
I said hello to The boy and Dog, and we discovered a new ice cream shop!
We walked through town, enjoying the street plantings.
Back at the cabin, we had time to read and nap and take an after dinner walk.
Tuesday morning, after a slow start, we spent two hours cleaning up the garden and the yard. Then Tom went off on an errand and I took a walk on the beach, where I saw this beauty.
The beauty of our own garden was nice too.
In the afternoon we made our mandatory stop at the Bayview Garden Center. The laburnum tunnels were still hanging their golden tresses, and the crown of roses was in bloom.They have just remodeled, and the greenhouse was brimming with color.
We had more time to sit and read and relax before packing up, getting dinner in Clinton and then boarding the ferry for our return to home.