Downtown (Seattle)

I don’t go to Seattle’s actual downtown area all that often, but when I do, there’s always something interesting to look at. Husband needed to run into the Nike Store around 5th and Pine and they had an amazing view from the landing on the steps between the first and second floors. Also, the lightrail…

ID (International District) / Chinatown

As we do every Sunday, we went to the Ballard Sunday Market for our weekly Dante’s Dog or Veraci Pizza and our Counter Culture coffee beans from Anchored Ship. Then we swung by the ID to see if we could find a unique Pokemon birthday gift for The Kid’s friend at my favorite wacky little bookshop…

Pioneer Square

Pioneer Square and Occidental Park are my favorite parts of Seattle – these are the most recent pics from a rainy Sunday but you will see many, many more here (including several older photos). I’m so familiar with the landscape here that I can identify the “graffiti” – I noticed that the color is fading…

Firenze, Italia / Florence, Italy

I know that no only did I only capture a miniscule fraction of the graffiti/urban art in the center of Firenze, but I only even saw as much. In a city like Firenze – the heart of the renaissance and deeply religious, urban art (graffiti) here seems sacrilegious in many ways. I was also told that…

Boise, Idaho

Boise was a surprise. Husband and I (and kid) like to go on road trips. For our road trip in Feb a couple years ago, I randomly chose Boise. Husband was dubious but I insisted it would be worth at least a day – it was a short road trip, anyway. Then I spoke to…