I {heart} Seattle

It was a crisp October morning, 21 years ago that I moved to Seattle. I was 21 years old. That’s half my life.

I was the girl from the small town in Alaska. I had a line on a job, and a line on an apartment and roommates. Neither were set in stone. It [...]

Reasons I Love Seattle: #3 Trees Bloom in February

Several years ago, a friend flew down to visit me from Anchorage.  During the visit, she asked me if I had considered moving back home to Alaska.  This was mid-February, it was bitter cold up North, the ground and everything else covered in snirt (gray, gritty, dirty snow). I looked around at all the flowers, [...]

Snow Day at University Village


Setting Sail

Crew tends the sails on a tall ship on Seattle’s Lake Union [...]