|Do you see Mt. Hood in the distance? And our apartment is just a couple of blocks to the right of that very tall building.|
We might want to buy a pass to the Japanese Garden. I think we'd like to visit it often, especially on some of these hot summer days we'll be seeing more and more of. It's like a drink of water for your eyes and nose and skin. I like it best when we go slow, avoid the tour groups, and sit on a bench to just drink it all in every so often. That's what all those benches are for, to slow us down. Good for the blood pressure.
|This tiny fence is about 3 inches high.|
After the Japanese Garden, we sniffed our way through the Rose Garden. What a fabulous place. I felt very Alice-In-Wonderland, expecting to see the Queen of Hearts pop out at any time. After a while I hit sensory overload and just stretched out on the grass in the sun, telling Rick I was not moving any time soon. Nearly dozing off, I'm sure I glimpsed a white rabbit with a pocket watch peering through the blossoms...