My City Has Gone Crazy

“Sea–HAWKS! Sea–HAWKS! Sea–HAWKS!” That’s all I hear. Blue and lime green. That’s all I see. The Seattle Seahawks won the Superbowl and this city has gone wild. The celebration parade was today and my trip downtown took nearly twice as long as it usually does in morning rush. It was stop and go from the…

Near Freeway Park, Seattle

Instead of “Emerald City” perhaps we should switch to “Foggy City”? I particularly like the contrasting leaves of the two trees on this corner. I get to walk by every day I hike (yes, hike or hill climb or whatever you want to call it) to work. This is a unique park as it is…

Seattle Like a Local: Clarke Beach

For all the years I’ve lived here, I’ve never explored Mercer Island. This weekend was so beautiful that I couldn’t stay inside and decided to take that mysterious exit to East Mercer Island Way. First of all, I was disappointed I didn’t get to see the mind-blowing, ginormous homes that I’d imagined. I actually felt…

Seattle Like a Local: Volunteer Park

Today was¬†gorgeous!¬†A little brisk air gave the city a fresh feel. I met a friend for lunch on Capitol Hill and we went for a walk afterwards, winding down Broadway, then back up and around through Volunteer Park. What I love about this park is it’s size and variety of options to do/see. Above all,…