Breakfast In Paris

Around mid-morning, French cookbook author Anne met us at a classic French boulangerie- a place that only uses sourdough, she explained, so their bread has less gluten and is healthier. "Us" meaning myself and three other lovely American tourists, who had each paid about $70 through Airbnb's new experience feature for Anne to show us… Continue reading Breakfast In Paris

An Afternoon at Woodland Park’s Rose Garden

Woodland Park's Rose Garden is one of Seattle's best hidden gems. Perhaps because Portland's much larger rose garden is the real draw for floral enthusiasts, this small plot of land next to the Woodland Park Zoo is always quiet and often sparsely populated. Tourists in Hawaiian shirts with loud voices and selfie sticks tend to… Continue reading An Afternoon at Woodland Park’s Rose Garden

A Visual Tour of Fremont’s Sunday Market

Whenever my long runs are on a Sunday, I always end up going past the Fremont Sunday Market. Every single time I wish I could stop and walk around, but I'm either constrained by time or so sore that I know I wouldn't be able to run again if I stopped. By happy chance, I… Continue reading A Visual Tour of Fremont’s Sunday Market

Discovering Redmond

Redmond, WA is not the first place Seattleites think of when they want to check out a nearby city. We're more likely to head to Vancouver or Portland, eschewing the smaller cities in favor of places with hipster coffee shops and organic grocery stores. Around here, Redmond is pretty much known for two things- Microsoft… Continue reading Discovering Redmond