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Whether at a work conference or on vacation, I always have my “good” camera with me. After finishing up a historical walking tour in Seattle, I hadn’t planned on taking any more pictures. So I began to walk back to my downtown hotel. As I was heading up 1st Avenue I could see the sky looked pretty, but most of it was hidden behind tall buildings. It wasn’t until I got up… Read More

No trip to Seattle is complete with a walk-through of Pike Place Market. Every time I’ve been to Seattle, I do it. Generally, it’s during the height of tourist season. Back in June 2016, we felt like sardines shuffling through the throngs of people. But in January on a Sunday morning? I felt like I had the place to myself. Each morning before I began my work conference in Seattle, I would… Read More

After our daytime admission to the Space Needle, we decided to walk over to Pike Place Market. It was a beautiful morning and the walk from the Space Needle is about one mile and takes just over 20 minutes. Walked past the first Starbucks and then popped in to a bakery for mid-morning snack. Then we walked past the various stalls selling seafood, fruits and vegetables, and flowers. And yes, we stayed… Read More