Seattle Space Needle Reflection at Night

Another Wet Weekend

Potential residents of Seattle, take note … I took the above picture this weekend.

I could take it just about any weekend, though.

I’m not making this up. What you see above has been played out every, single, solitary day in this very city since roughly May.

Looks miserable, doesn’t it?

I mean, look at those people, they’re drenched from head to toe.

Look at that picture. No, really, look at it. Study it hard. Every time you think of Seattle, I want you to think of that picture, and I want you to remember that it happens nearly

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My Sentiments Exactly

We all know how hard it can be to suppress a reaction when confronted with the unintended consequences of the spandex fad.

As far as I’m concerned, whoever started said fad is on the hook for replacement corneas for every man, woman, and child that lives within the Seattle city limits.

In this woman’s case, that person is on the hook for a completely new set of eyeballs. It appears that hers completely disintegrated.

Sorry, ma’am, you should have been warned.

As for the rest of you, consider this your warning.

The spandex fad is still alive in Seattle.

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Scenes from the 2014 Bite of Seattle

Dancing Man/Woman

The 2014 Bite of Seattle is upon us, and yesterday, we walked over to the festivities to check it out.

It was crowded, a little too crowded at times, but fun nonetheless. I ate more stuff than I care to remember, about twenty percent of which was actually edible.

The real draw, as usual, was the music, which, although I never happened to be present when the band names were announced, was really good.

Fortunately, the temperatures cooled off a bit, sparing me from both food poisoning and a nose full of B.O. Fine, I wasn’t really “spared” from either,

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A “Snow Day” in Seattle

Seattle Center - Snow Day

Seattle Center – Snow Day

snow day noun a day on which public schools or other institutions are closed due to heavy snow.

What child doesn’t love a snow day?

A day off from school to play games, build snow men, go sledding … why, it ranks right up there with Christmas for most kids.

Earlier today, my daughter informed me that there was going to be a giant snowball fight at The Space Needle today, and it was going to be part of a larger event called “Snow Day”.

“They’re going to try and break the world record

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Coming Soon: Chihuly Garden and Glass

Chihuly Garden and Glass Construction

The Space Needle Company is in the process of adding a new attraction to the Seattle Center grounds called “Chihuly Garden and Glass”.

What is a Chihuly?

Dale Chihuly is an artist who was born and raised right here in the Puget Sound region.

Dale’s work is included in more than 200 museum collections worldwide. He has been the recipient of many awards, including ten honorary doctorates and two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts.

This exhibit, which will lie adjacent to the Space Needle ticket booth and the Monorail entrance, will feature “many of Chihuly’s most

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What’s An ALWEG?

Seattle Center - Alweg Monorail

Appropriate 9/11 Apparel

Boy Wearing Firefighter Hat at 9/11 Memorial

Boy Wearing Firefighter Hat at 9/11 Memorial

Boy Wearing Firefighter Hat at 9/11 Memorial

Inappropriate 9/11 Apparel

Man Wearing Airliner Hat at 9/11 Memorial

Man Wearing Airliner Hat at 9/11 Memorial

Man Wearing Airliner Hat at 9/11 Memorial

Live from the Seattle Center 9/11 Memorial

9/11 Memorial at the International Fountain

9/11 Memorial at the International Fountain

9/11 Memorial at the International Fountain

9/11 Memorial at the International Fountain

9/11 Memorial at the International Fountain

9/11 Memorial at the International Fountain

9/11 Memorial at the International Fountain

9/11 Memorial at the International Fountain

9/11 Memorial at the International Fountain

9/11 Memorial at the International Fountain

9/11 Memorial at the International Fountain

9/11 Memorial at the International Fountain

9/11 Memorial at the International Fountain

9/11 Memorial at the International Fountain

9/11 Memorial at the

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Live from Bite of Seattle

Food Tents

The Space Needle

Big Turnout on First Day

Food Tents and Attendees

The Seattle Center

Vendors and Attendees

Big Crowd

Concert and Stage Area

Enjoying the Event

Attendees

Big Turnout

Food Tents

First Day Crowd

Enjoying the Festival

Relaxing and Enjoying the Concert

Laying on the Lawn

Food Vendors and Attendees

No Firearms Allowed Sign

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