Our First Seafair Indian Days Pow Wow

When we told family, friends and work colleagues we were moving to Seattle, one of my co-workers immediately emailed me to let me know how excited she was for us. She had lived and worked in Seattle for 10+ years prior to relocating to Ohio and considered it one of her favorite places--one she returns …

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2015 Seattle Seafair

Lest anyone think we've been neglecting our festival going of late, I wanted to share some thoughts and pictures from our most recent adventure at the 2015 Seattle Seafair! We had a perfect weekend for outdoor activities, and Sunday was no exception. Our friends were able to get us discounted tickets to Seafair through their …

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Skagit Valley and the Highland Games Festival

We spent the end of last week and part of the weekend on our continued search for a home and put in yet another offer (I think we're up to six or seven-- if you haven't heard about the housing market in Greater Seattle, check out this recent article in the Seattle Times for a …

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2015 Northwest Folklife Festival

We have been on the move for so long that we decided to use the long Memorial Day weekend to catch up on a few things: Sleep House Hunting Exploring Local Activities We were successful on all accounts, although the house hunting is getting discouraging. There is simply no inventory, and half of the time …

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West Side Market: 100 Year Anniversary

I love all things Cleveland, not the least of which is the west side. I lived in Lakewood when I interned downtown and loved getting to know that side of the city. Since then we've been to the west side numerous times, more often than not to check out the food scene and night life. …

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Missing Ireland

Last weekend marked the beginning of festival season in Cuyahoga Falls with my favorite festival leading the way-- Irish Fest. I made my way down to the Riverfront each day to eat, drink and enjoy some really rockin' music. I ended up alone on Friday night after a series of missed phone calls, changed plans and …

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