We are thankful for: – “Doubling” our family size this year – WORK! (for good and for bad) – Health; bodies that get us around – a gym membership – a kitchen to cook and bake in – ONE Saturday in Tennessee with no rain – every ray of sun that comes out in our … Continue reading Giving Thanks
The Emerald City has some great parks. Thanks to the vision of the Olmstead Brothers, by 1904, Seattle had purchased much of the land now designated as city parks. Did you know there’s over 400 parks here? Yowza. We haven’t even come close to exploring them all (I’m sure there’s some hidden gems) but here … Continue reading Our favorite Seattle Parks
So, this isn’t the most clear shot of the Olympic mountain range, but it gives you the idea. From Phinney Ridge we can look out and see both the Olympic (to the west) and Cascade (to the east) mountain ranges. This time of year, while somewhat depressing as the rain and 50’s “permanently” sets in, … Continue reading Our literal view and other Phinney spots
We headed out for a short weekend at the coast this past weekend with a group of friends. One of Tim’s favorite places on earth is a friends beach house on Copalis Beach out on the peninsula. The culture of “going to beach house” for the weekend is a mix of laid back comfort and … Continue reading Clamdigger
Let’s be honest, an important part of every wedding registry process is picking out the KitchenAid mixer color… and then you just wait, knowing that it is somewhat of a stretch that you would actually receive such a gift. Well, this week, after a long, boring, rainy day at work, we came home to a … Continue reading New KitchenAid Saturday!
There are few artists that I don’t question before purchasing their newest album in full – David Gray is one of them. His newest album, Draw the Line, has met my expectations as he moved from some of his softer piano songs in Life in Slow Motion (which I absolutely LOVE) to a little bit … Continue reading Draw the Line
For those Twilight fans out there, you know that the Olympic peninsula is one of the rainiest places on planet earth. While this is a great reason for vampires to take up residence, it is not always the most welcoming weather for camping and hiking. Nonetheless, Timothy’s birthday (which happens to be MY 1/2 birthday) only comes once … Continue reading Hubby’s Birthday