Category: Seattle

Forty-One

For everyone who might’ve been worried I wouldn’t get a drink tonight. This is a Dark & Stormy Night. I totally ordered it just for the name. #happybirthdaytome  @tavernhall   Just as I started...

Let it Snow, Let it Snow

Sometime around mid-November, the weather here plummeted into freezing temperatures. I guess we really were having a warm year, because although we weren’t exactly walking around in shorts anymore, I was so wholly unprepared for such...

Translation Problems

Jules: “Can I have a mocha? The small? Venti, right?” Coffee girl: “You want whipped cream?” Jules: “Absolutely.” Coffee girl: “That’ll be $5.” Jules: “Wait. The small?” Coffee girl: “The Venti? Yes.” Jules: “Is...

From Al…to Val

One of the very, very good things that came from my visit to New Mexico is named Valerie. She was rescued from the streets of Albuquerque by my cousin, and given to my Aunt many...

Sorry, I’m Currently OOB*

*Out of Blog. We are right this second sitting at Quest field** watching a real, live Sounder game (who are, coincidentally, playing the Real***) having a real, live date while Ashley, Sarah and Emma...

Market Aprons

Hanging Irony

One of my neighbors made the comment at our Baby Shower in January that folks should take a good look at me and say everything they needed to say, because once the girls came,...

Green Falls

Early in January, my friend Maiya and I started taking free photography classes at our local Kitz Camera shop, and I’ve been dying to try a time-delayed water shot ever since. The picture below...

Foggy Paradise

I don’t know if it was because the Visitor’s Center was rebuilt in 2008, or because it was 100% sunny on our last trip. Standing in Paradise last week felt like we’d walked through...

Cookie Hunter

For Memorial Day, Trav took us on a long drive all the way around Mt. Rainier. It was cold. rainy, and foggy. And although this meant we couldn’t see the mountain itself, there was...