While working on the second sketch, I kept getting distracted by all the dragonflies around, including this pair of Striped Meadowhawks engaged in a reproductive act. You just never know what you'll see when you're out on a sketching expedition.
We slowly worked our way back to the entrance gate house, which I did a quick drawing of:
After three hours of walking the grounds and drawing, we headed back to the ferry, where we had about a half hour wait. I was entertained by the Black Turnstones that were feeding on the piers.
Here is the view from the ferry on its return to Seattle:
As you can see, we had great weather for our outing. Soon the Autumn weather will arrive, and we'll have to find indoor sketching spots -- not my favorite thing, but it can't be summer all the time. Sigh.