What a first day. We made it thru the Ballard locks without incident, which is always a good thing. Once we got into Puget Sound, however, we discovered 20 knot winds, 4 ft seas, and a small craft advisory was in effect. So naturally, Stella wanted to drive, and she wrestled Southern Star the whole way to Edmonds.
The marina here is great. Nice protection behind a seawall, surrounded by beautiful parks and beaches. The town is about a 15 minute walk away, with all sorts of quaint little shops and restaurants.
We ate a delicious seafood dinner at Anthony’s Beach Cafe and then relaxed and read our books for a while before walking over to the beach to watch the sunset. WOW!