Category: Seattle

Big hair, do care

Left to its own devices, my hair is wavy and frizzy. I learned decades ago not to mess with Mother Nature, but to work with that crazy bitch. So I generally let my hair air dry with a cocktail of hair controlling products. The result is usually beach-y waves that still get big and frizzy…

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Cat photos

When I accepted this job, I knew it would require working from home. A lot. Luckily, I was apartment shopping at the same time and could select a home that would be OK to be in all the time. I’d have gone crazy long ago had I gotten a studio in a not-fun neighborhood before…

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I miss NY

My New York friends joked that they had to drink every time I mentioned Seattle. I’m pretty sure my Seattle friends will start a similar game – if they haven’t already. Now that I’m back in Sea-town, I’m frequently asked if I miss New York and what I miss most. The answer to the first…

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Is this all for me?

I admit, It’s hard for me to indulge myself. I feel badly about it. When I started looking for apartments in Seattle, I told my “broker,” (my friend Lora, who has a knack for finding great places) that I was only willing to spend $900. It seemed reasonable. When I left Seattle three years ago,…

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