Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Columbia Center – Downtown Seattle

Seattle, WA During the Pike Market Food and Culture Tour yesterday the guide suggest that if you wanted a beautiful view of the Seattle area, go up the Columbia Center building, which is the tallest building in the Pacific Northwest. … Continue reading

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Seattle Food and Culture Tour

Seattle, WA Two of our gang of three decided that they would leave the third uninterested member of the gang sitting in a coffee shop working on a blog.  They joined a tour of the Pike Market area called Pike … Continue reading

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Mt. Rainier

Seattle, WA On Sunday the skies were clear, so we headed about 60 miles south to do some hiking on Mt. Rainier.  At 14,411 feet, Mt. Rainier is the highest mountain in the Cascade Range and is considered one of … Continue reading

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Pike Place Market

Seattle, WA One of the “must visit” places in Seattle is the famous Pike Place Market.  Pike Place Market is a public market overlooking the Elliott Bay waterfront. The Market opened in  1907, and is one of the oldest continually operated public farmers’ markets in … Continue reading

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A Visitor from the Far East

Seattle, WA Ok,  Pennsylvania is not considered the “far east”,  but from Seattle it is “far to the east”.  Nevertheless, our daughter, Jessica, arrived at a very busy Sea-Tac Airport on Friday morning after a direct flight from Baltimore. Once … Continue reading

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Touring Boeing

Seattle, WA On our first full day in Seattle, we drove north to Everett, WA to visit one of the Boeing assembly plants in the Seattle area.  The Boeing Everett Factory is located on the northeast corner of Paine Field, a small … Continue reading

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Welcome to Seattle

Seattle, WA We left the Spokane area early on Tuesday morning and headed west on I-90.  We believe that this is the last time we will head west on this journey, as the Pacific Ocean presents too large an obstacle … Continue reading

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