Ruby Dirks at Golden Gardens with sea glass heart

Sea Glass Hearts at Golden Gardens

On Valentine's Day, a Ballard resident brings sea glass hearts to throw into the Puget Sound. This year, the girls and I were lucky enough to run into him, at Golden Gardens, and were able to partake in the tradition. The hearts are thrown into the Sound with the hopes that beach-goers will eventually find them when the tide is out. It's a sweet and thoughtful gesture, in spirit of the holiday, that really brings the community together.

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marilee cogswell says ... on Monday, May 26 at 2:55 PM

I have recently found several glass hearts at Golden Gardens during extreme low tide, from late March until today - THey are beautiful and I feel so lucky to have found these...I would love to know where they came from

Ben says ... on Thursday, Apr 10 at 7:31 AM

My father was in Seattle and they ran across people looking for the hearts on the beach. They started looking and have found quite a few that have ended from Anchorage to Dallas to Buffalo. Does anyone know the history behind this neat act?

ruby says ... on Monday, Jun 17 at 6:23 PM

that's me!

kylaistelling says ... on Thursday, Feb 14 at 9:24 PM

epic

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