Seattle- First Month

We miss our family and friends in California!

Some photos from our first month in Seattle:

Gorgeous flowers this time of year. Here’s a sampling:

Beautiful Trails for bike riding or walking – Burke Gilman Trail


Cool restaurant State Burger and Saint Helen’s with access from Burke Gilman Trail (left) OR the street (right).


Golden Gardens Park:


Carkeek Park:

Discovery Park:







Bicycling in 2014

It is a joy and a pleasure to ride a bike in Fresno- most of the time- here are some thoughts…

OK Fresno, time to get those bike sensors in the roads of every intersection in Fresno, so we don’t have to go over and push the button so the light will change. Hello. We are not pedestrians.

Also, please add a few more bike lanes – or those cool double arrows with bikes graphics that mean- the bike can take up the whole lane if they need to– cars – wait your turn behind them. Thank you Seattle, for the example in the photo below:


This being 2014, why are bike racks still a bit problematic to attach to a car? Can someone please invent something easier? Thank you

bike rack on car