Parking in Seattle

Imagine you are driving through Seattle one morning. The skies are gray and there is a light rain. Up ahead you think you see a parking spot. There is a car coming up behind you. You glance over to see if it is OK to park there. This is the sign you see.

Cupcake vs Hogan

I took this photo outside the Cupcake Royale / Verite Coffee in Madrona last night. I meant to ask the staff inside what it meant, but it slipped my mind. Although I never followed wrestling, I did live in the Tampa Bay area from 1994-1998 and I do have my own Hulk Hogan story.

A Sign of True Espresso Love

I’ve probably pulled close to 5,000 shots of espresso at home. What happened Saturday has never happened before. After finishing my espresso, I picked up the demitasse, looked inside and saw a heart. Some people see Jesus in a grilled cheese sandwich, I found a heart staring back at me from my empty espresso cup. […]

Clothing Sale?

One of the things I enjoy most about Seattle is seeing what The Lusty Lady has up on their sign. Not as good as Indiana Moans and the Temple of Poon, but pretty funny. Larger Version of Fall Flashins / All Clothing 100% Off

Hula Crossing in Seattle

This is how we cross the street in Seattle. Photo taken in the Montlake area. What was impressive about this was the hula part of the sign was a good 10+ feet off the ground. Much higher than the San Diego version one.

It Is Now Known That They Can’t Spell Known

A few days ago, I went past Site 17 and noticed the misspelled quote plaque has been removed. All the other quote plaques around the building are still up. Considering that misspelling has been up since the building was built, I am going to assume someone has been reading this site. Photo was taken on […]

Stop Waiting For Godot

According to the Wikipedia, Seattle may be the smartest city in America. Additionally, survey data by the United States Census Bureau indicated that Seattle was the most educated city in the U.S., with 52.4percent of residents aged 25 and older having a bachelor’s degree. Even the graffiti can be smart. This Queen Anne Stop sign […]

Is It Unknown How to Spell Unknown?

Site 17 is a condo development in the Belltown area of Seattle. Units currently for sale in this building range in price from $200,000 to $465,000. The building is surrounded with plaqued quotes. Greeting you when first enter the building is this quote.

The Seattle Version of the Prohibido Sign

If you’ve driven around Southern California, then you’ve seen the Prohibido sign. It basically is warning drivers to avoid mowing down future taxpayers as they decide which side of the freeway is el Norte. Seattle has it’s own version of the sign. Notice the flying laptop? Maybe Washington drivers are more likely to slow down […]