Tag Archives: seattle

I always wanted a Firetruck as a kid

And here was my chance many years later. Keys in it, engine running, nobody around, just remove the chock by the wheels and go. Probably be a bit conspicuous parked in front of my place.  But would have been a … Continue reading

Posted in Around the Town, Observing the Town | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Don’t Leave The Keys In The Ignition

Don’t leave the keys in the ignition and the motor running unless you are a Seattle Policeman, I guess they get a free ride or something while ducking into Starbucks. Yes as seen in a Seattle parking lot at 8:30 … Continue reading

Posted in Around the Town, Observing the Town | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Snow Comes to Seattle

Looking out my window at 3:00 am Sunday, finally a bit of snow for Seattle.  We have had a few snow flurries this winter but this is a bit more, the weather forecast calls for warmer so the roads should … Continue reading

Posted in Around the Town | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Caution Wet Paint

A while back I spotted one of my neighbors spray paint can in hand, fan on the sidewalk, no paper under the fans or anything, leaving their mark on the sidewalk for all to see. Maybe I am old fashioned … Continue reading

Posted in Around the Town, Observing the Town | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Fenders Down & The Big Wake

Crossing close on the bow of another boat and throwing large wake seems to be a trait of large power boats.  This trait has been debated by my friends for some time, were these people born rude?  Do they work … Continue reading

Posted in Observing the Town, The State of the Country | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

How To Tell If Your Dishes Are Clean

Do you know how to tell if your dishes are really clean?  If not this little gadget, on sale for the bargain basement price of only $ 3.99 (plus tax) will let you know if your dishwasher has really gotten … Continue reading

Posted in Around the Town, Manufacturing, The State of the Country | Tagged | Leave a comment

Street Parking in Seattle

No I don’t think parking on the diagonal is what the City of Seattle Streets Department had in mind here.  This was observed a few days ago in the neighborhood. The street is a bit steep and the driver (or … Continue reading

Posted in Around the Town, Observing the Town | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment