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Seattle deserves several blogs; Public Market
Sunday, November 02, 2014      10 comments

Wow, hills like San Francisco. We had LOTS to do here. We rented a condo by Pike market. Fresh everything and the best steaks I've had in a long time. ... Read more
Mt St Helens
Sunday, November 02, 2014      4 comments

Another one of my bucket list items fulfilled. The geologist/volcanologist in me dreamed of coming here. The tragedy of lives lost is well-documented in the Johnson Observatory. A lot of it is hard to explain, I'd recommend a trip there. ... Read more
Can't go on vacation without visiting something military
Sunday, November 02, 2014      2 comments

We took the boys to the Navy museum in Brammerton (sp?) Somebody playing dress-up. It was meant for kids! ... Read more
Port Townsend
Sunday, November 02, 2014      4 comments

Former gateway port to the USA, huge WWII era military base, commerce hub in the early 1900's. Lighthouse My forever model on the lighthouse beach ... Read more
Views from the second vacation home
Sunday, November 02, 2014      3 comments

We continued around the Olympic Peninsula to our new home away from home. It was perfect, relaxing and the vista was awesome. Seals on a log. They were there every day when the tide was up. ... Read more
The seed of success grows when nurtured
Saturday, November 01, 2014      7 comments

MORTICIA made a good point about frying pan into the fire. in my "secret" blog. The difference is I was sold a solid well-run program and expose the disaster. This is knowing the disaster and having expectations of fixing it, AND being able to... Read more
Open secret
Friday, October 31, 2014      9 comments

My stint at the convention brought opportunities I did not expect. After a horror story swapping, I received an SOS from a former colleague in need...halfway across the country in Texas! I will have a chat and phone interview next week to s... Read more
Redundant behavior, mindless clicking or purpose?
Friday, October 31, 2014      11 comments

I've spun the darned wheel now for almost 6 years. Clicked the pennants and watched the bonus wheel spin. What does it mean? Why do I do this? I don't pay attention to points; they exist in the vaporous world of the internet. Other tha... Read more
Validation of 6 degrees of separation
Tuesday, October 28, 2014      9 comments

Long time Sparkers may have read my old story (from 20 yrs ago) of my co-worker from Taiwan and my elderly neighbor from Taiwan. They never met. The 90 yr old man told me of being an officer in the Chinese Flying Tiger air group in WWII. Turned ... Read more
The city of brotherly love
Saturday, October 25, 2014      6 comments

Hey Sparkies, I'm still conferencing in my previous work habitat, Philadelphia. Learn, learn, learn. It's a big ego booster, something I sorely needed. I was surprised to hear how I've missed in this international health care community. I've... Read more
Hurricane Ridge
Monday, October 20, 2014      8 comments

Hurricane Ridge held some wonderful sights which simply do not translate in pictures. Glaciers, vistas of the Juan de Fuca Strait and trees are hard to photograph. Mt Rainer in the background ... Read more
Lake Crescent and Sol Duc Falls
Monday, October 20, 2014      3 comments

We visited multiple sites on the North side of the Peninsula. On the way to Sol Duc Falls Salmon run cascade ... Read more
Ruby Beach
Monday, October 20, 2014      4 comments

Perfect. Low tide, sunset, no fog and cold. Tide pool finds What I waited for ... Read more
Hoh Rainforest
Monday, October 20, 2014      3 comments

Quiet. For a suburbanite like me this was heaven. Peaceful, lush and fresh. The largest Sitka spruce in the forest. 250 feet tall and I don't know how big in circumference. It was THAT big ... Read more
Olympic Penninsula and Seattle, WA
Monday, October 20, 2014      2 comments

We spent 2 weeks in this glorious area. I managed to walk/hike/climb every day and get some leg muscles. Even my hip behaved which thrilled me. I took well over 2,000 pictures and I've only combed through half to narrow down my final set. Our... Read more

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