A nice snowfall this morning made these row houses look even more quaint:
|This is the Capitol Hill neighborhood. Lots of cute townhouses.|
|Every day hundreds of runners are here. A lot of them in shorts, even though it's really cold.|
I haven't seen this many guns since I left Alaska. I don't have any pictures of the capitol police because I wasn't sure if they would appreciate it. During the week, they are on every corner. With very large rifles.
Today I went to the botanical garden:
And the museum of the American Indian. I was fascinated by the boats.
|This aleutian kayak is 19' long and 24' wide. Looks a little tippy to me.|
|An Ojibwa birch bark canoe|
Capitol Hill is really on a hill.
Plastic bags will cost you 5 cents in the store.
They're into "reflecting pools" here. (I don't quite get the concept of water you can't swim in).
"Sarah Palin's Alaska" reality TV show is really, really bad.
Stay tuned as the city adventures continue.