Z is for…


Zip-a-dee-doo-dah, zip-a-dee-ay
My, oh, my what a wonderful day
Plenty of sunshine headin my way
Zip-a-dee-doo-dah, Zip-a-dee-ay

Between Christmas and the New Year we had a wonderful day with plenty of sunshine in downtown Seattle. Our plan was to go to the Seattle Art Museum to see their visiting Impressionism exhibit.

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There was a sign that caught my eye and made me happy. It said “please take photos”! Just as long as you didn’t use your flash photo taking was allowed.

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We left the Impressionist exhibit as the crowds began to arrive and we enjoyed some other areas of the museum.

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This painting above is a Monet that was new to me. The painting below is by Renoir.

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Peaches on a Plate…The names of a lot of the paintings made me chuckle.

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On our way to the museum we had more beautiful sunshine blue skies.

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It was a beautiful day to look up at the skyscrapers!

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When we go downtown we enjoy lunch at “The Met” The Metropolitan Grill, a favorite Seattle Steak house.

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There were still some nice Christmas scenes we enjoyed on our walk back to the parking garage. Speaking of the parking garage we scored big time only paying $6.00 for 3 hours!

…My, oh, My what a wonderful day!

I’m linking up to ABC Wednesday started by Mrs. Nesbitt and carried on by Roger and other team members! Looks like we made it to the end of the alphabet already!

An Eyeful…

…on a 2 mile walk.


In lovely weather with the sun shining, my camera and I walked from the Pyramid Alehouse restaurant to Harbor steps across the street from the Seattle Art Museum. I love the details on many of the buildings downtown.



Occidental Park in Pioneer Square





Look closely and you’ll see the Space Needle.



The side of the Seattle Art Museum. The higher building beyond will soon be where Dear will be spending his days.


The Hammering Man at the Seattle Art Museum.


Dear’s future home away from home.


Harbor Steps across the street from the Art Museum. This is where I turn around and head the mile back to Qwest field for a Sounders game.


We call this building the ban roll-on building. Dear worked in that building back in the 90’s.




The Totem Pole in Pioneer Square. There is such an interesting history behind this pole and the original pole that you can read here.



The Pergola in Pioneer Square. Interesting facts about the Pergola can be read here.

The Pergola had to be replaced after a truck plowed into it in 2001!

There’s nothing quite like downtown Seattle on a nice day.

I’m linking up with Susan for Outdoor Wednesday.

Photobucket replaced all my photos with ugly black and grey boxes and they are holding my photos hostage until I pay them lots of money. I’m slowly going through all my posts and trying to clean them up and replacing some photos. Such a bother.