October 1st, 2021

green little review

Poem for Friday and Carkeek Park Trains

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My post-travel laundries still aren't all folded, but I did get to have an expedition on Thursday to pick up my new glasses from my eye doctor's office -- they still feel a little strange, as they always do for the first few days, but I don't have a headache as I sometimes do while getting used to a new pair. It was a gorgeous day to get to be outside; we had many woodpeckers, chipmunks, squirrels, and little birds on the deck, and we took a walk before dinner to enjoy the breeze and the leaves turning.

I had my Thursday night fannish chat in the evening, so we watched a couple of episodes of Sex Education around it, plus the end of the Cincinnati-Jacksonville game (I rooted for the Jaguars for the sake of the Ravens, but I have trouble rooting against a kicker trying a field goal as time expires). Here are some photos from Carkeek Park, which has lots of waterfowl and sea creatures in Puget Sound and also has a pedestrian bridge across the railroad tracks, where we saw several coal trains:

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