Archives for September 2014

Make Your Own Luck at Lucky U in Burien

Olde Burien is secret shopping and dining strip of two blocks just 4.6 miles or 10 minutes from Seatac Airport.  Olde Burien.  It is home to many businesses including an italian restaurant, a bar, a theater, a thai restaurant, a beauty spa, a gift shop, and Lucky U. Lucky U, a … [Read more...]

Summer Watermelon Snack With Ground Citron Salt

Summer fruits are my favorites.  In addition to peaches, blueberries, cantaloupe, apricots, and plums I love snacking on watermelon. My favorite way to eat watermelon is with lots of salt.  I used to use regular Kosher salt until I found citron salt. When I had my kitchen … [Read more...]

Belay on!

Belay on!  This is one of the commands that stays in my head after an evening of summertime rock climbing with my friends Tara and her fiancé, Jason.  I hadn't ever climbed beyond a small climbing rock in a gym so this was a new challenge. Jason works at REI and Tara worked … [Read more...]

Buckets of Blueberries

Have you ever picked blueberries?  Blueberries are an amply available here, in the Seattle area, from July to about now.  We had a marvelously dry summer with very little foggy mornings so the blueberry season was and robust. Rain splits the beautiful berries. We were able to … [Read more...]

Snapping pictures on the Pacific Crest Trail

The Pacific Northwest is loaded with fun trails.  In August, trail runner Joe McConaughy, set a record for the fastest time to complete the Pacific Crest Trail that runs from Mexico to Canada.  He ran an average of 45 miles day for nearly two months to complete the 2,660-mile … [Read more...]