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Famous Seattle Graves (and Where to Find Them)

If celebrity burials are your thing, the number of Seattle's famous dead denizens does come close to rivaling many larger, and older, cities. But we do have a few here, and they're worth visiting if you like cemeteries. Here's more about where to find the graves of Bruce and Brandon Lee, Jimi Hendrix, and Chief Sealth (Seattle), along with a listing of a few others with a more local claim to fame.

In the Trees: Your PNW Treehouse Bucket List

We visited the Nelson Treehouse Company’s B&B Treehouse point, along with a couple of other in-the-tree locations (the Forest House, Free Spirit Spheres, and -- at least in spirit -- the treehouse at Doe Bay) in the Pacific Northwest. Here’s a lowdown on getting high (up in the trees at least) along with a listing of other treehouses in the PNW you can rent.

The Search for Taiyaki in Seattle

I learned about the Japanese fish-shaped waffles from my daughter who loves Japanese sweets. But when our go-to Seattle taiyaki place disappeared, a search ensued to find out where to get the best taiyaki in Seattle.

Three Western Washington Ghost Tours To Haunt You

Are you a believer? It's OK if you're not. Ghost tours are fun, especially in October when the days are growing shorter and the leaves are falling. And good ones are also a bit of an (entertaining) history lesson. Here are three Haunted Tours in and (relatively) near Seattle to take this Autumn: Seattle, Port Gamble, and Port Townsend

TWO “Immersive” Van Gogh Experiences are Coming to Puget...

We have not one but TWO immersive Van Gogh exhibits coming to the Puget Sound area in Winter 2021. Which should you see?

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TWO “Immersive” Van Gogh Experiences are Coming to Puget Sound in 2021?

We have not one but TWO immersive Van Gogh exhibits coming to the Puget Sound area in Winter 2021. Which should you see?

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in the Puget Sound Area. 2021-style.

While you might want to stay home and drink green beer with the spouse this St. Patrick's Day, there are some events -- virtual events, running races, and the like -- that are taking place in 2021. Here's our small but expanding list.

Seattle and Puget Sound Area Online and Virtual Events

This is a list of upcoming virtual events from our events calendar which gets automatically updated as we add new events.

The Drone Video of the Capitol Hill Black Lives Matter Mural in Seattle is Very Cool!

An photographer took an overhead drone photo of the Black Lives Matter mural in Seattle's CHAZ. I thought it was worth a post.

Snoqualmie Bike Ride: Remlinger and Back

I cycled this route years ago, and intended to write about it at that time. A few things may have changed since then, but it remains a good cycling route with a good stop at Remlinger Farms at the mid-point (when they reopen), This route is also my first go-round with adding route sharing capacity. If you have a route you'd like to share with readers, you can do it!

Seattle as it Will Never Be: Remembering Pompeii on Eliott Bay…and the Fun Forest

This "Seattle Vintage" post is husband's recollection of a funny short film from the 1970s which followed archaeologists excavating the remains of the ancient city of Seattle after an eruption of Mount Rainier. This is mixed in with my own memories of the now-long-gone Seattle Center Fun Forest.
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