Ryan and I spent Monday in Seattle. We dropped the kids off with Ryan's parents and were FRRRRREEEEEE! We don't go on many dates or anything, so we really relish Grandpa Camp time.
We started off at the Seattle Center, where we parked the car. At those prices, we were not moving the car for anything until we were done for the day!
We looked at the map Seattle Center provided and decided we could easily walk to Pike Place Market. So we did.
On the way there, some random guy stopped Ryan and asked if he was a Vandals fan (as Ryan was wearing a Idaho Vandals polo shirt). Ryan said, yes he was. The random dude proceeded to kick off one of his flip flops and show us the Vandals logo on his flip flop. Hm. Thanks for sharing? Go Vandals!
Then we walked down to the waterfront, and had lunch a lunch of halibut and "chips" (the french fry kind) at the Crab Pot. It was really yummy and really hot!
We had papers to sign with the mortgage company for the house we are buying. They are in Seattle, and we figured- hey we can walk there. Our agent said it was just a little past Safeco Field. Well, we could see Safeco field; the walk couldn't be too bad....
(Funny story- as we were walking to the mortgage place, we walked past a couple of Green Peace kids who wanted a couple minutes to talk about saving the rain forest or some such thing. My high school Environment Science Teacher spouse refused to talk to them. I sensed a little irony. But hey- we were already doing our part by walking instead of taking the car, right?)
The King Tut exhibit is currently at the Pacific Science Center. I wanted to see it, and Ryan wasn't against it. He'd never been to the Pacific Science Center, so- we went! It was really cool.
And I had to take a picture of this guy:
Our couch is getting old and has lost much of it's "umpf." Nearly every time Ryan sits on our couch, he always complains how his feet feel like they are higher than his rear, and how he sinks in, etc. etc. etc. The "Man Eaten By Chair" dude just reminded me of Ryan.
After we were done with the King Tut display, we checked out the exotic butterflies.
We got back on the freeway to head home. And found this on the pass:
Eventually we got home.