Seattle adventures, life, home, and coffee—in no particular order

Taters n’ such

Spring has finally arrived in my garden. The cosmos are in the ground. I haven’t killed the potted flowers yet. The herbs are going buck. And the veggie garden is … Continue reading

May 27, 2011 · 2 Comments


I’ve been a little incredulous of the whole stand up paddleboarding thing. When I first started seeing them on the water, from the safe and [mostly] dry comfort of my kayak, I wondered … Continue reading

May 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

Save the TaTas! (And sweet garage sale scores!!)

A group of my lovely, giving aunties and cousins are participating in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure walk. They have a few breast cancer survivors on their … Continue reading

May 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

A Greenlake escape

A quick web search for “Greenlake coffee shops” landed me at Café Lulu this morning. (The Yelp selling point? “A great place to escape the crowds.”) Lulu is adorable. It … Continue reading

May 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

Doing what we do best: wine drinking

I called on the trusty wino ladies for the most difficult of wedding tasks: picking a wine label. In true form, they rose to the occasion and vowed not to … Continue reading

May 10, 2011 · 2 Comments

Teenage dream

I blame my sister for this.

May 6, 2011 · 2 Comments

Tougo Coffee Co.

Finding a coffee shop that’s versatile enough to provide community meeting space and productive work stations and children’s playthings isn’t an impossible task. That versatility, paired with artfully prepared fair-trade … Continue reading

April 22, 2011 · 4 Comments