Category Archives: Seattle

Pike Place Market, Seattle

Pike Place Market in Seattle is one of those places you know is a tourist trap, but you have to go anyway.  Home of the dudes who throw fish (no, really, they throw fish), the ORIGINAL Starbucks and other quirky … Continue reading

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Mt. Rainier

Here is a shot I took of Mt. Rainier in Washington State on our drive from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR. Things I learned today about Mt. Rainier as I was researching it for this blog post It is an … Continue reading

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Space Needle and a Spontaneous Wedding–Seattle, Washington

This is the Space Needle.  It is Seattle’s famous tourist trap for those of us who like to see a city from up high (in this case, the observation deck is 520 feet or 184 meters off the ground…source).  When … Continue reading

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Traveling while pregnant

It is totally safe for a woman to fly until somewhere between her 32nd and 36th week, depending on her medical team’s opinion and the restrictions on a given airline. However, this is not to say that it is necessarily … Continue reading

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Seattle–The beach, BBQ, and a glassblowing shop

My internet at the hotel has been unpredictable and cranky, so I’m going to make this fast. My first stop was Alki Beach on the Puget Sound.  I enjoyed the mild heat (81F, 28C) as I strolled by the water.  … Continue reading

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