A week of business meetings was the reason for the trip, but outside of work is where all the real action was. I toured Amazon’s famous newly opened spheres; visited not one but two of my favorite nurseries to restock plants at the house; won an “Iron Chef” style competition by simply deep frying everything […]
Nothing like a little yard work to keep the home-going blues away for a little while longer. (Also? I love my leaf vacuum.)
It’s official: Seattle’s hottest AirBnB property has just gone live and is open for business. I mean, if I’m not going to stay there, why shouldn’t you? You just have to promise you’ll let me back in when I move back from London. Here’s the listing. It’s perfect for weekend get-aways, longer-term corporate arrangements, and […]
After a week of glorious clear weather in Seattle, today dawned smokey and grim. Made saying goodbye a little bit easier.
The city has apparently mandated the use of “earth-friendly” paper straws. I’m sure it’ll be an improvement for marine life; less certain about the trees used in making them. But one thing is true: If I still lived here, these straws would do more to curb my consumption of Diet Coke than any story about […]
Impromptu midweek date nights are the best. Especially when you know that in three more days you’ll be back on opposite sides of the Atlantic. We bagged the usual work-night routine (which now that one of us lives in London is neither usual nor routine) in favor of a stroll through the Olypic Sculpture Park […]
A perfect, sunny September day in Seattle — easy to think you’re on vacation instead of a work trip! Started with breakfast: a bagel with lox and cream cheese from Eltana and a pain au chocolat from Sea Wolf bakery. All eaten on my roof overlooking Seattle, of course. After that I puttered around the […]