Tiny parks no larger than my living room provide public access to the water's edge. A bench and a bit of bread make one very popular among the duck and seagull crowd.
Along this stretch, wanderlust and picture-perfect houseboats provide that quintessential Seattle experience. A walk on the dock requires sea-faring legs to steady yourself against a toss from unexpected waves. Here, homes bob on the water a la Sleepless in Seattle, and amenities include swimming ladders, outdoor fireplaces, and dockside parking for the nautical set.
How many times have I dreamed of greeting the day, watching the sunrise over Lake Union...nestled in a kayak launched from my own back door?
More than I can count.
It reads: "Long ago, mailboxes around the world lived freely amid the happy creatures and simple machines. They accepted and relinquished the mail willingly, content to serve as a temporary but sublime resting place in the endless flow of communication between beings..."
This way to the water -->
See? They float.
Which way does the wind blow?
A sweet little cottage on the water (I love the purple window trim!) And of course, pick your motorcraft...dinghy or a sleek wooden boat.
The dream, visualized.
Ready for company. The question is...do you want to swim or kayak first?