High Times at Seattle Hempfest

There were high times, and high attendance at Seattle's Hempfest. Held August 16 - 18, Seattle's Hempfest has long been a popular event with "indulgers" and non-indulgers alike. This year was no exception, with over 300,000 people passing through the entrances. Seattle Hempfest is the world’s … [Read more...]

Road Trip: Highway 101 – The Olympic Peninsula

I love a road trip, and I love to drive or ride to see new places. I particularly like to get out into nature. I like to be around trees, flowers, grass, water, you know...stuff like that. :) This is why on a recent stay in Seattle, I had to do Highway 101 around the Olympic Peninsula in … [Read more...]

PHOTO TOUR: Chihuly Garden and Glass – Seattle

The Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibition is a true feast for the eyes. Located at the base of the Space Needle, the homage to Tacoma Washington native Dale Chihuly, is one of Seattle’s newest sights. Opening in May 2012, it showcases decades of his most significant works. The vibrancy of colors, … [Read more...]

The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

                            Tip toe through the tulips during the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. This is the perfect springtime day trip out of Seattle. Millions of tulips, and daffodils in … [Read more...]

Photo Tour: Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle

Seattle’s Olympic Sculpture Park is a diverse setting for viewing art, the city of Seattle and Puget Sound. Once an industrial site this waterfront park has incredible views of Elliott Bay, and the Olympic Mountains. This nine acre park gives residents and visitors the opportunity to experience a … [Read more...]

Photo Tour: My Favorite Travel Photos 2012

I did a lot of traveling this year.  When I broke it all down; it turns out in 2012 I was living out of a suitcase 7 out of the 12 months.  Which is better (or worse, depending on your perspective) than 2011 where I lived out of a suitcase for 9 months. My trajectory this year started in January … [Read more...]

Top Spots for the Best Views of Seattle

Seattle is one of my favorite cities.  It would be #1 if I didn't love Manhattan, London, Amsterdam and Stockholm.  One of the things I love is that some days when I'm riding around or just hanging out I feel like I'm in a lovely painting of blue skies, perfect cumulus clouds, green tree lined roads … [Read more...]

[VIDEO] This Morning In Seattle (8/11/12):

Early this morning I went for a drive to one of my favorite areas in Seattle; Alki Beach. You can tell from this rough video taken using my phone that this is the beginning of a beautiful day. [youtube]http://youtu.be/nAy1qE7xrpA[/youtube]   … [Read more...]

Video: Stockholm Candy Stores

Everyone who knows me know that when I go to Stockholm, I go on a sugar binge.  Stockholm's candy stores are like no other.  And, it's no secret that I'm addicted.  I don't try to hide; I wallow in it.  :D  Following is a video of my favorite GodisCenter (candy store) located in Hötorget metro … [Read more...]

Skylines: San Diego, CA & Seattle, WA

While on vacation, I was experimenting with taking photos of the Skyline.  I didn't get any jaw dropping good ones...but I got a bunch that are "not too bad".  Enjoy!! … [Read more...]