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Poo Poo Point

Our winter has continued to be unusually warm. Temperatures have been in the 50’s and even low 60’s some days, so it has been great hiking weather. Nick had the day off on Monday for Presidents’ Day, so we decided to tackle Poo Poo Point, our most difficult hike yet. Poo Poo Point hike statistics* (via High School … Continue reading »

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Woodland Park Zoo: Valentine’s Day Celebration

Woodland Park Zoo gave the animals special treats today to celebrate Valentine’s Day, so Nick and I went to take pictures. The lions were our first stop. Adia (mom) and Xerxes (dad) had three male lion cubs at the end of October and it was our first time seeing the baby lions. Xerxes hurt his paw earlier … Continue reading »

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Kurios: Cabinet of Curosities

Nick and I went to the new Cirque du Soleil show, Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities, on Tuesday with Mom, Dad, and Amanda (thanks for the tickets, Amanda!). I had been to other Cirque shows before (Saltimbanco in 2000 and Alegría in 2003), but this was Nick’s first time experiencing Cirque du Soleil. They didn’t allow photography during the performance, so I apologize for … Continue reading »

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Cougar Mountain

It’s weird to keep hearing about the “dangerous and crippling Snowmageddon blizzard” headed to Northeastern US when it’s been sunny and in the 60’s here in Seattle. Wanting to take advantage of the ridiculously nice winter weather, Nick and I went for a hike on Cougar Mountain on Sunday. Our* Cougar Mountain hike statistics: Roundtrip: … Continue reading »

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Happy 2015!

I was going to post about our hiking trip this weekend when I realized it’s been a while since I updated the blog – whoops! So here’s a quick update before I post about the hike. Christmas It’s hard to believe it’s been a month since Christmas when we still have our Christmas decorations up. Nick … Continue reading »

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Woodland Park Zoo: Winter Celebration

To celebrate the holidays, Woodland Park Zoo has been having winter celebration days this month in which they give the animals holiday-themed treats. The first animals on the winter celebration schedule today were the Asian small-clawed otters, but we found out that it had been cancelled for some reason. Bummer! 🙁 Next were the ocelots. The … Continue reading »

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Woodland Park Zoo

As a Christmas present for ourselves, Nick and I got annual memberships to Woodland Park Zoo. It’s only 5 miles from home and, if nothing else, it’s a good excuse to go for a walk and practice photography. Nick and I went to the zoo over the weekend. It was kind of a gloomy day (not … Continue reading »

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Museum of Flight

Here’s a quick update on what’s been going on. Neither of us have been feeling well and Nick stayed home sick for most of the week. There was a shooting at my cousin’s school, but thankfully he’s okay. Yesterday, there was a big windstorm in Western Washington with 50 mph winds. Nick and I lost power, but … Continue reading »

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Cherry Creek Falls

On Sunday, Nick and I hiked Cherry Creek Falls in Duvall (about a 45 minute drive from home). It was a sunny day with temperatures in the low 70’s, so I thought it’d be a good day for a hike. Cherry Creek Falls statistics*: Roundtrip: 5.0 miles Elevation gain: 450 feet Highest point: 705 feet … Continue reading »

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Seattle Central Library & Seattle Art Museum

Nick and I recently went to Seattle Public Library’s downtown Central Library and the Seattle Art Museum with our friend, Sean. It was the first time Nick and I had been to the Central Library (*gasp!*) and Nick’s first time visiting SAM (I had been there before, but it had been a long time). Seattle … Continue reading »

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