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Visiting Gas Works Park in Wallingford

Visiting Gas Works Park in Wallingford

Wallingford is a neighborhood located in North Seattle. The main drag on Wallingford is 45th street.  Filled with shops, restaurants, and coffee shops, you could spend half a day just meandering.  I visited the Gas Works Park once, and haven't been back there for...

What do people do in Seattle when it rains?

What do people do in Seattle when it rains?

"What do people in Seattle do when it rains?" I asked a Seattilite. "They get wet."  Ha ha. I learned in school that just because it rains in the Pacific Northwest that people just not go outside.  No, they get on with their lives. Here are some activities people do...

Visiting Seattle coffee houses

Visiting Seattle coffee houses

Today, I am writing about the best coffeeshops in Seattle and around Washington.  I am hesistant to used the word best sometimes because best is a subjective term. All the different types of coffee shops Some people love the coffee shops that play Indie music.  Others...

Ordering speciality coffee in Seattle

Ordering speciality coffee in Seattle

At my old workplace, one of my coworker/friend invited me to downstairs to have coffee with her on our break. It was a chilly winter day. Our office was in downtown in Seattle in one of the tall buildings. Two famous coffee shops competed with each other on two...

Finding a good single cup coffee maker for home

Finding a good single cup coffee maker for home

Living in the Pacific Northwest,makes me drink coffee more. After drinking many many cups of lattes and coffees from the great coffee houses, I had been wanting to make the perfect cup of coffee on my own Making coffee looks easier than it is when the barista makes it...

Belgium is where we are going today

Belgium is where we are going today

Who hasn't heard of Belgium chocolates? Me, until about five years ago.  I was in Portland attending a conference with a friend and was wandering around the downtown shops.  My eyes the words that sprung CHOCOLATE on its glass door.  The small store invited me to come...

How to make mint tea from fresh leaves?

How to make mint tea from fresh leaves?

Got fresh mint leaves? There is a beekeeper and a gardener who works near us.  He and his wife planted vegetables this past summer.  I yearned for what was inside their garden–– chives, Italian parsley,voluptious tomatoes, arugula. He and his wife gave me good ideas...