West Seattle – Our Neighborhood

It’s been over two years since we moved from New York to Seattle. I figured this would be as good a time as any to share a little bit about our neighborhood of West Seattle for anyone who’s not familiar with the city. Our Neighborhood – West Seattle West Seattle is a part of the city separated from downtown Seattle by a tiny slice of the Duwamish River. Because of this separation, many downtown Seattle residents consider West Seattle to…

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Manhattan Snow Storm – Our Last Winter In The City

All the talk of Winter Storm Jonas this past week reminded me that this time last year I was dealing with a Manhattan snow storm myself. If we still lived in NYC we would probably have been one of the many people at the Tribeca Whole Foods stocking up on supplies in preparation for the snow. I also remembered that during a snow storm last winter in Manhattan I took some photos that I meant to share on this blog. I never got around to sharing…

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Vancouver Trip: An Earthquake & Capilano Suspension Bridge

With a few days away from work before the New Year, we took the train from Seattle to Vancouver, BC to get away for a few days. This was my first trip to Canada and I was looking forward to it. Vancouver felt just enough like a US city to be “comfortable” but with enough “foreign-ness” to remind you it is another country. I was shocked to learn Canada still has the Queen of England on its currency but I understand. I was raised in…

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A Winter Trip To Seattle

This year for our winter vacation we made a not so obvious choice. Everyone thought we would go to Hawaii again but we decided on a trip to Seattle. Was there a particular reason for this choice? Not really.

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