Tag Archives: Seattle

Twilight in Seattle

Last night we joined some friends for dinner in Seattle. We drove along the water front on our way home and caught this view across the street from Me-Kwak-Mooks park in West Seattle. The Puget Sound in the foreground and … Continue reading

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Seattle Skyline

Once upon a time . . . For two years in a row, Seattle was named the crane capital of America. It plays host to the most tower cranes in the country. Only this year did it fall below 58 … Continue reading

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A Special Edition: February 20th is Only Six-ish Weeks Away

In my small town we support a YMCA.  Two years ago one of the janitors fed me a gym secret. I’m going to share . . . again.  * * * We’ve all done it, made a resolution. January 1st, … Continue reading

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It Sounded Like a Good Idea at the Time—Redux

Thank you for joining me for the summer redux series. I will be re-posting stories you may not have read, in the fashion of a summer re-run. The original “It Sounded Like a Good Idea at the Time” posted back … Continue reading

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Bunny Meets the Gum Wall

The late afternoon sun filtered through the top of the red and gold maple leaves cresting the roof of George and Bunny Gutierrez’s home in Gig Harbor, Washington. Leaves danced in the breeze, some leaped like flying squirrels for a … Continue reading

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The Chair of Much Nappiness

“Shall we have dessert in the family room where it’s more comfortable,” I said, sliding my chair back from the table. “Does anyone want any coffee with dessert?” “Honey, I for one would love one,” Bunny Gutierrez said, with her … Continue reading

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It Wasn’t A Dark and Stormy Night

The smell of Shockey’s slaughter house coated the thick fog over Ellensburg. Two inches of compact ice covered the off ramp of exit 109 from Interstate 90. A tan 1980 Honda Civic hatchback slid down the off ramp using the … Continue reading

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