Whoops. I meant to update this thing. Summer is here is so wonderful and short that after work I want to go relish it instead of writing. Our days are so long – 18 hours of sunlight! and I know that the rains are acomin’, it’s been great. Here’s what we’ve been up to:
Enjoying time with my Aunt Teresa and Uncle Larry who came to visit once on their way to a fabulous Alaskan cruise and once on their way back to Nashville. Loved seeing y’all!
We took them to Golden Gardens for a picnic with Paseo sandwiches on the Sound.
And to all the touristy things downtown, like the gross Gum Wall in Post Ally. Yuck! Come back to Hotel Sarvas anytime!!
Enjoying runs around Greenlake in the evenings (and not getting my phone stolen again)!
And beautiful sunsets on Tom’s boat on Lake Washington. This is the UW Huskies’ stadium from the water.
Pretending I have a boat and a dog, because I not so secretly want both.
Checking out cool Seattle landmarks like the Elliot Bay bookstore in Capitol Hill.
Eating Molly Moon’s ice cream. Strawberry balsamic is my new favorite flavor.
Finally getting the hang of being Seattleites and bringing our reusable grocery bags to the store five times in a row!
Spending more time at Seattle Children’s Hospital in the OR for long and rewarding days
Celebrating co-resident’s children’s birthdays with cupcakes, new books and sunshine.
Branching out of our usual neighborhood restaurants to indulge in duck burger sliders at Tilth.
Meeting up with old friends from North Carolina and showing them Gas Works Park. Thanks for visiting Melanie and Jeremy!
Melanie and I worked on a dust mite study in North Carolina from 2007-2008. We probably logged over 5000 miles driving around the Triangle getting lost and collecting dust from people’s homes. At the time we both wanted to go on to dental and physician assistant school and shared in each other’s stress of applying and then triumphs of getting interviews and acceptances. Later we shared our engagements and then weddings. It’s been so great living this dream with you, even from afar! Come back to Seattle soon!
Jeff and I just returned from our camping trip in Nevada and as soon as I’m able to shake the dust off of everything and collect myself from that amazing experience, I’ll get some pictures of that up too.