Day Trips from Seattle

Sept. 17, 2012

An Afternoon of Dining and Shopping in Lakewood's Koreatown on South Tacoma Way

Korean Tofu Soup, Bibimbap, and side dishes

Dining and Shopping at Lakewood's Koreatown

My wife and I enjoyed a recent afternoon at what has become known as Lakewood's Koreatown (officially: the International Business District).  Koreatown is a collection of 200+ business along South Tacoma Way between approximately 84th and 96th Streets.  Two grocery stores, Pal-Do ...

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Sept. 10, 2012

Affordable Houses Brought within Reach of Seattle by Ferry


The Wenatchee Departing Seattle

The Wenatchee Departing Seattle

Washington State Ferries

The Washington State Ferry System connects Seattle and the nearby mainland to the many islands and peninsulas around Puget Sound.  Residents rely on the system to connect them to centers of employment and commerce.  Seattleites ride the ferries to reach recreational opportunities ...

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Sept. 3, 2012

America's Car Museum by LeMay - New Major Greater Seattle Tourist Attraction

Tacoma Car Museum

Tacoma Car Museum

LeMay America's Car Museum in Tacoma, Washington

I am not at all a car enthusiast.  I drive my cars until they fall apart around me.  I could only get my wife to accompany me with the promise of good food and shopping at Tacoma's Koreatown ...

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May 2, 2012

May 2012 in Seattle

May in Seattle 

Flurry of protest on May 1st!  Four new and intriguing restaurants opening in Seattle this month!  Debut of warthogs (animals, not a band) at the Woodland Park Zoo!  Opening Day of the Boating Season!  17th of May Festival and Parade in Ballard!  Rhododendron Festival ...

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April 26, 2012

A Pocketfull of Kids Activities for Bellevue and the Eastside


If you are thinking about moving to Bellevue, Kirkland, Woodinville, Issaquah, Sammamish, or another of the highly rated Eastside communities, this pocketful of Kids Activities is offered in a spirit of showing, not telling, you what's fun and available in an area that I personally believe to be ...

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Feb. 10, 2012

More Bainbridge Island Shopping and Waterfront Homes for Sale

Danger Gallery and Gifts


Danger is local art, jewelry and furniture.  It might be a small space, but I felt capable of getting lost in it for hours.  It has so many facinating items of art and design tucked away all though it that it might take hours to completely explore ...

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Feb. 7, 2012

Bainbridge Island Shopping

Views on Ferry to Bainbridge 

Going to Bainbridge Island on the ferry from Seattle is one of the things on my Repeat Bucket List.  You know, the things that make you so happy that you'd rather do them again than climb Mt. Everest after all?  Or what was it, raft down ...

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Jan. 14, 2012

New Listing: Remodeled Home in Graham on 5.5 Acres with 4 Stall Barn

4 Stall Barn with Metal Roof 

Horse Property with Barn, 5.5 Acres, and Remodeled Home

Here's your weekend 5+ acre property to keep your horses within an hour's drive of Seattle.  The three bedroom manufactured home in Graham has been thoroughly remodeled with new windows, paint, new carpet, new interior doors, new ...

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Dec. 11, 2011

Aberdeen as a Washington State Retirement Community

Low cost housing in Aberdeen

Aberdeen as a Retirement Community

A client from Southern California recently inquired about some houses in Aberdeen.  She was looking to retire somewhere in Washington state, but wasn't too familiar with our retirement communities.  Sequim, Moses Lake, Bellingham, and Olympia are probably better known as retirement destinations for Seattle ...

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Dec. 2, 2011

Holiday Things to do in Seattle 2011

Holiday Things to do in Seattle 2011


Holidays in Seattle are packed with fun festivals and events, and memorable experiences.  The cold weather doesn’t slow us one bit during the holidays.  There are many things to do in Seattle for people of all ages so there is ...

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