I love living somewhere with four seasons. While it's true that the Seattle area experiences gray skies and rainy days roughly half the year, it's worth it. The rainfall produces the most glorious trees, plants and flowers, and it likes to show off in the springtime.
When the cherry blossoms bloom, spring has truly arrived. Treetops explode with color and the ground is coated wi...
Kirkland in the summer is a little slice of heaven on earth. Marina Park’s waterfront is a gathering ground for all kinds of community members. Whether enjoying the live music and beer garden or frolicking on the sand or in the water, there’s a little something for everyone. This is especially true during community events, usually hosted by the Kirkland Downtown Association.
Being the new kid on the block isn’t always easy. As we planned our big move to the PNW, friends in Texas and Tennessee shared their confidence in my ability to make friends. “You’re so personable!” “You always volunteer and find ways to meet people easily.” “You’re so nice, everyone will love you. You’ll make friends immediately, I know it!”