On January 9, 2005, I took a huge leap. I drove over to the house of a guy I’d never met. Together we boarded a ferry and headed to Bainbridge Island. Wine tasting, several hours of getting to know each other and one dinner later, I was hooked! Thus began our grand adventure. Here we […]
I never get tired of riding the ferry. It is one of the things that makes Seattle and Puget Sound so unique, and I love that! Last weekend we rode the MV Hyak, built in 1967, from Bremerton to Seattle. The Washington State ferry system has its origins in the “Mosquito Fleet,”a collection of small […]
The pairing of food and wine is a complex and highly inexact science. It is fraught with outmoded rules and a propensity for generalizations. Sid Goldstein, The Wine Lover’s Cookbook “Venison with a side of mashed potatoes and gravy,” would pair nicely with the wine in your glass, said the winery owner’s wife, looking Big […]
I have never been aboard a steamer I am just content to be a dreamer Even if I could afford a steamer I will take the ferry boat every time ~Andrews Sisters, Ferry Boat Serenade Riding the Seattle ferry Whether riding the Seattle ferry or not, ferry yourself over to Delicious Baby Photo Friday […]
The fog comes on little cat feet. It sits looking over harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on. ~Carl Sandburg Check out Delicious Baby Photo Friday for more misty memories.
We spent two days on lovely Orcas Island. On our ferry ride back to Seattle, we were enveloped in clouds of mist on a quintessential rainy Northwest afternoon. Want to get misty-eyed over more loveliness? Check out Delicious Baby Photo Friday!
At Anacortes, waiting for the ferry to Orcas Island: 2005 Big Papa and I started dating in January of 2005. Our first date was a ferry ride to Bainbridge Island. Two months later, we hopped aboard another ferry for our first weekend getaway, this time to Orcas Island in the San Juans. We rented a […]
Part I of V All hail the Internet! Without it, Big Papa might never have entered my life. When we met, I’d been dabbling with online dating on and off for several years. On New Year’s Day, 2005, I was about to head into an off phase. I needed a break. A spell of disastrous […]