Many folks retreat to the indoors when it is raining. I decided to embrace the wetness on this rainy day and head outside for some urban exploration. My destination: Pioneer Square. Seattle's oldest neighborhood, Pioneer Square is rich in history, culture and quirky haunts. A Tlingit totem pole, a waterfall and the Klondike Gold Rush... Continue Reading →
The Seattle Center is a community gathering place and the Space Needle, at 605 feet high, stands in the middle of it like a beacon guiding citizens and visitors alike to the center grounds. This unique public space, left over from the 1962 World's Fair, is a mix of park land, community and commercial events,... Continue Reading →
Water falls, flows and pools. When it is calm, it reflects its surroundings like a mirror.
Clang! Clang! Clang! I'm fortunate to live in a community that supports public transit. Thanks to biking, walking and transit, I don't have to drive a car very often. And that's a good thing since Seattle is plagued by traffic congestion. As a bike rider on Seattle's streets, I'm less enamored with the streetcar system... Continue Reading →
My house is my home and serves me adequately as a refuge, but it's a fabricated structure surrounded by a built environment. It sometimes lacks the succor I need to feel nourished in my world. This is when I return to nature. Nature is my true home. It's my sanctuary from the rigors of life,... Continue Reading →