Bastille Day 2017

Bonjour! In case you didn't know, the day before yesterday was la fête de la Bastille! Bastille Day is the French Independence day, which falls on le quatorze de julliet every year, marking the day during the French Revolution when the Bastille was stormed in 1789. When I went to Paris last summer I actually stayed in the area near where… Continue reading Bastille Day 2017

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