My un-sightseeing visit to the Seattle waterfront for lunch

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I had the opportunity to live in Seattle in the late 1970’s, which sends me back to the pacific northwest to visit friends and family.

August is my favorite time of year to visit because you’re likely to see the sunshine and the temperature stays around the  70º mark.

Seattle just has it all. The mountains, oceanside, fishing, hunting, booming economy, great transportation system with ferry rides, great hotels, a big airport, freeways, shopping, Starbucks, fish markets, and restaurants. There is artwork displayed just about anywhere that shows off the personality of this city.  All of this is enjoyed by a growing population of easy going folks….

I put this close the top of my list of favorite USA cities….

To check my lunch menu  : https://www.anthonys.com/restaurants/detail/anthonys-pier-66/   

I like to order Alaskan salmon or Halibut

Plan to spend a week because the surrounding areas of Everett, Port Orchard, and Bremerton are also worth a visit….or you can take drive up to Vancouver Canada

For more information: https://www.visitseattle.org

Happy travels….So much to see in the USA

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Savannah Ga to Pensacola Florida via Portland Oregon for lunch and sweets

That’s  not exactly how the trip was planned back in April, but the unexpected came up and instead of cancelling our week in Portland Oregon we just rerouted our trip back home to the event in Pensacola.

The typically rainy day in October worked well for me as long as I had my umbrella, and if I do it again I will wear rubber shoes because my feet did get wet.

Lunch at Jake’s Grill was fantastic with a cozy atmosphere and easy location to the rail system.  Our booth added privacy and the service was very good.

http://mccormickandschmicks.com/locations/portland-oregon/portland-oregon/swtenthave.aspx

After lunch we walked around the city even with the rain because most businesses had awnings to slip under, I just had to make a stop at Blue Star  to try the Blueberry bourbon basil donut, and I’ll confess I ate two.  http://www.bluestardonuts.com

The seasonal change is apparent beautiful colors everywhere…Fall in Love with Portland

Happy travels and order the donuts!!!