Life in the Pacific Northwest

flowering plants at the Seattle Center

Yea for May!

This year Seattle recorded the third wettest April on record. It rained, rained again, and then rained some more. BLAH! Anytime I stepped outdoors, I got drenched. Finally, May has arrived. We have sunnier skies, longer days, and luscious spring blossoms. The Alaska cruise ships have begun their northern migrations. If you can’t tell it’s …

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Break a Leg!

I’ve joined the theater. You can find me at select Seattle Repertory Theater performances this season. I’ll set the scene. Imagine you enter the auditorium, find your seat, browse the program, and settle in for a couple hours of live entertainment. The lights come up, the actors appear, and you join them on a dramatic, …

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Tulip field

Happy Spring!

My mood lifts with each additional minute of sunlight. Birds build nests on budding tree branches. Crocus, daffodils, and tulips, each in turn, reveal their spring colors. The cherry trees suddenly explode into blossom covered beauties. If you live in Seattle, it’s time to put down the hot chocolate and throw off the warm blanket. …

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