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If Disney were to ever do a modern, real-life rendition of Rapunzel, this water tower in Volunteer Park would be the perfect set location for Rapunzel to let her hair down. 

While the windows were barred (I felt like I was in a sort of luxury prison), there’s a 360 view of Seattle at the top. I saw Lake Washington, downtown area, the mountains and of course, the Space Needle (you can’t see the Space Needle in a panoramic view if you’re in the Space Needle).

At the top there’s some really interesting placards about the Olmsted Brothers and their company, who are responsible for lots of park and school campus designs. I never visited any of their other places nor do I really know anything about architecture but I remember there was a good amount of reference to Boston area; Harvard University, Brookline, Wellesley, Newton. Funny how some things come full circle. 

Fun fact: I took both pictures at a Starbucks.

I’m not a particularly huge fan of Starbucks but I know I am most productive in a cafe/coffeehouse and Starbucks just has that refill/WiFi/bathroom/rewards benefit.  

The first picture was taken at the Starbucks right by the Pike Place Market and is NOT The first Starbucks. I don’t even know if there is a passing resemblance between this Starbucks and the real one, because the real one was actually “moved” to this location. I object - this is distortion of the truth. 

The second was taken at a Starbucks on the 40th floor of Columbia Center.  If you Google search observatory decks in Seattle, Columbia Center will probably pop up. I’m all about views and city lights, but I chose to pay for a coffee instead of a ticket to get a decent view. 

It rained when I landed in Seattle.

For someone who is accustomed to packing last minute, I was unpleasantly surprised at myself for not remembering a FREAKIN UMBRELLA or some type of waterproof outerwear. I checked the weather app and it donned a sunny icon for the next hour, so I decided to pass some time reading on a rocking chair.

Really though - what airport has rocking chairs? Seattle. And what airport has yoga rooms? San Francisco. More the reason why I should move to the left coast. 

About 3 and a half minutes into my book, I decided I was way too excited to sit down and uh, rock. Up and out and moving on!

I’m grooming MACkenzie.  She’s a filthy girl packing too much junk in her trunk and soon she won’t remember anything.  (For those new to following my blog, MACkenzie’s my laptop.)
Anyway, it was also nice to look at pictures I never edited with a fresh pair of eyes.  I think I’ve uploaded this picture in black and white before, but now I see it looks pretty with its blues and whites. 

I’m grooming MACkenzie.  She’s a filthy girl packing too much junk in her trunk and soon she won’t remember anything.  (For those new to following my blog, MACkenzie’s my laptop.)

Anyway, it was also nice to look at pictures I never edited with a fresh pair of eyes.  I think I’ve uploaded this picture in black and white before, but now I see it looks pretty with its blues and whites.