BALLARD FARMERS MARKET

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When I was last in Seattle I fell in love with the Ballard Farmer’s Market — and that was in the spring, when most of the venders focused on preserved items like chocolates, breads, jams, foraged mushrooms, wine and fish (and prepared food of course, like the amazing salmon slider seen above). Imagine my excitement…

ACCOMPLISHED WOMEN: SEATTLE

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‘Then,’ observed Elizabeth, ‘you must comprehend a great deal in your idea of an accomplished woman.’ It struck me the other day how amazed and fortunate I feel to have so many accomplished women in my life. For Mr. Bingley it was enough to paint tables, cover skreens, and net purses, but today I hardly meet…

WEEKEND READING

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Some weekend mornings are for staying in bed — hopefully with some coffee and a good book or magazine (Or  a pile of them. Or just a scruffy tabby cat). Others are for waking up at 6am to set off on an adventure; with new humans to meet, vistas to explore, and skills to learn. It’s…