Category Archives: bainbridge island

Island Trail Run

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New favorite running trail on Bainbridge Island.  I always loved Battle Point Park, it is a huge park with everything any kid ever wanted.  Playground, pond with ducks, trees, grass, multiple soccer, baseball, basketball, and tennis courts, picnic tables, and even a huge telescope up on the hill which is sometimes open to the public, there was also always a trail that ran around the perimeter of the park perfect for biking or running.  Now there’s another super cool aspect.  There is a trail that leads out of it and into the Grand Forest, which was my favorite little trail run/hiking place there.  The Grand Forest was already gorgeous and the new trail is perfection.  It’s called the Forest-to-Sky Trail (Love the name) and this is the start!  photo 2-21

To get to it, you walk through a hardly visible trail in the park (super insider secret) and go through a potion of the fence that’s been removed.

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And now a little journey through the rest.  Some images are blurry.  Still working on slowing down enough to steady the camera.  Runner problems.

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Ok the shed thing is really cool but also kinda creepy.

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I fully intend on running this trail and the park every time I am on Bainbridge, next of which will be in June!  Get ready trail, I am very excited to see you again.

I am wondering now about finding more new trails where I live but that are also safe, used a lot, etc. etc.  Anyone have good trail websites?

Mother’s Day Surprise

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Ah yes.  Ready to take off.  Why are everything bagels so underrated?  I seriously love them.  Especially toasted with cream cheese.

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I  went home for Mother’s day and my bro and I completely shocked my mom to speechlessness (is that a word?).  If you knew my mom, you’d know that was totally impossible and once in a lifetime.

Pretty sweet views leaving the bay.  It seems like they’re impossible to beat, but then again…. the view before landing was pretty amazing as well.

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Speaking of which, here’s the view right before landing.  Not only is it totally gorgeous, but it happened to be of Bainbridge Island and with the ferry that I would be taking to get there after I landed.  A parachute at this point in the flight would’ve saved me a lot of travel time.

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I love going back to Bainbridge.  It is so green and peaceful.

I also really loved this cloud.  How completely perfect!

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So my bro and I showed up unannounced and really got her confused by calling at the same time (from outside) so she had us each on one line and getting her thoroughly flustered before announcing, gosh this is confusing, let’s just talk in person, and then walking in.  Her face was priceless.  I don’t know why no one thought to snag a pic of the moment because I have never seen her so speechless.  It was pretty rad.  Also apparently I now have major brownie points with her friends and their kids are looking pretty sub par.  So that was kinda funny to hear.

More on my new favorite running trail on Bainbridge and some other stuff later!

How was your mother’s day?