For the lunar eclipse last Sunday, Nick and I went to Magnuson Park to watch and take photos. A bunch of other people had the same idea; we couldn’t believe how busy it was! We got there at sunset, about an hour before the peak of the eclipse. The sky was pink and Mount Rainier looked … Continue reading
We had a little earthquake yesterday afternoon! So little that, although Nick and I both felt it, we didn’t realize it was an earthquake. It felt to me like someone slammed a door nearby and Nick said it was like someone nearby jumped and landed heavily. We were both sitting at our computers upstairs, looked … Continue reading
For the last several weeks, the weather here in Seattle has been stupid hot. Temperatures have been in the upper 80’s and low 90’s almost every day, which is pretty awful in a city where very few people have A/C in their homes. We’ve been breaking all sorts of temperature records. Seattleites typically joke that summer … Continue reading
The news is reporting that “for the first time in nearly two years, snow accumulated in the greater Seattle area.” I blogged about that snow back in January 2012 when we were still in the apartment. Today marks the first time we’ve had snow at our house, though! 🙂 The news has been going crazy … Continue reading
The arctic cold front has arrived… and it brought hail! I took this photo of the hail in our backyard just a few minutes ago. We’re going to have temperatures in the 30’s for at least the next week. Brr! I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! We went up to my grandparents’ cabin and … Continue reading
After 6 years of living in apartments, it’s been so nice to have our own house. The transition to being homeowners has been pretty easy, but it also comes with new experiences – like gardening! Neither of us had any prior gardening knowledge, so it’s been a lot of fun experimenting and learning as we … Continue reading
Happy 4th of July, everyone! Nick and I are at the Lake City Farmers Market picking up some fruit and things for dinner.