Friday, November 8, 2013

City Living

I realized tonight that so many amazing things have happened to me since moving to Seattle. I got to see my favorite band a few weeks after we moved. I have been to six author events/book signings (totally amazing). I have built an amazing friend base of six people that make me so very happy in addition to keeping the three good already long distance friends I've had for a few years. I've been to multiple Sounders and Mariners games and one Seahawks game. I won $500. I finally figured out what I want to do with my life, or at least narrowed it down (good luck getting there, but at least I have a path I'm trying to work towards). I've traveled internationally, made it to Califormia, and visited around Washington state. I found out I absolutely love Indian food. I got married. The list goes on.

So all these amazing things have happened without much effort on my part. They presented themselves to me and I decided to take them. What I realized tonight is that I shouldn't waste all of that good energy by ho humming about not so positive things and decide to change them. These things have made me so incredibly happy and I have the power to make more incredible things happen in my life.

When I got home from book event number six (my favorite author! ahh! And I had the best sandwich of my life for dinner) I decided to get off my ass and go up to our luxurious rooftop deck and snap a few pictures of the beautiful city that has made my life so much better along with the little intersection by our apartment in the part of town that I love so so much.

Here's to taking charge, being inspired, and author event number seven tomorrow afternoon.

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Washington's Olympic Peninsula

Joe and I had a great weekend in September spent on the Olympic Peninsula. We stayed in Sequim (pronounced Skwim) and visited the Hoh Rain Forest, Hurricane Ridge (no pictures because it was completely foggy), and the Olympic Game Farm. We completely missed on lunch and dinner on Saturday, but Sunday brunch at The Oak Table Cafe was totally amazing. Next time we want to make it out to the coast and plan on a longer hike in the Hoh Rain Forest (and plan on bringing sandwiches).

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Honeymoon Part 4 - Miscellaneous

The last few pictures from the old baths in San Francisco, the area around the Golden Gate Bridge, an awesome collection of sea life, Apple's headquarters, and Monterey Bay.

Friday, August 23, 2013

Honeymoon Part 3 / Alcatraz Part 2

Something I did not know before researching for this trip is that Alcatraz is actually a bird sanctuary. Lots of poop and lots of birds.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Honeymoon Part 2 / Alcatraz Part 1

Alcatraz was, by far, my most favorite part of San Francisco. There's just something about an abandoned and overrun part of mankind that gets me dreaming.


Part two tomorrow! :-)