“There’s no dry day in the forecast after Friday,” warns a meteorologist. Seattle has had 140 rainy days since Oct. 1 — blowing past the previous record with more rain to come before the month is over. – Seattle Times Friday April 20, 2017
As I am sitting here in front of the window waiting for the record-breaking rains to arrive, here’s a look at the spring blossoms at the Washington Park Arboretum Continue reading “Washington Park Arboretum, Seattle”
Fifteen kilometers from Bayeux in the village of Crépon,
lies a 13th century farmhouse called Ferme de la Rançonnière. Continue reading “Ferme de la Rançonnière, France”
We love Bayeux for the following reasons:
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Seattle Restaurant Week is held bi-annually in April and October. With more than 165 King County restaurants offering three-course dinners for $32, it is a great way to try out new places within budget .
This year we visited Vendemmia – a neighborhood Italian restaurant in Madrona.
We started our meal with an assortment of appetizers for the table, that includes
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The Bay of Mont Saint-Michel is a UNESCO world heritage site.
Continue reading “Mont Saint-Michel – the Bay”
I make a really good almond cake.
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After a sumptuous meal at La Mère Poulard, we were ready to ascend the stairs leading to the abbey.
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The day we visited Mont Saint-Michel, the weather wasn’t perfect.
So we made the best out of it having lunch at La Mère Poulard. Continue reading “Mont Saint-Michel – La Mère Poulard”
This is a guest blog by my friend Jing, a first-time blogger who was born in China and moved to the US not so long ago. Jing visited several southern states during the time of Christmas and New Year 2016. Right after the election, I heard stories about foreigners being threatened and mistreated and was concerned about her trip down South. As it turned out, my worries were completely unnecessary. Continue reading “Memphis & New Orleans”
When it comes to spring blossom viewing in the Seattle area, everybody knows about Washington Park Arboretum and the Quad.
Continue reading “Kubota Garden, Seattle”