This is a tale about a popular city park and the app that is TikTok.
TIAA #44: “Siblings Synchronize!”
This is a tale about leaping back and forth in time, frozen in mid-leap.
TIAA #29: “Five Months & Five Days”
This is a tale about not delving too deeply into emotional empathy ad infinitum. It always catches up with you.
TIAA #25: “Et Jamais Ne Revient”
This is a tale about never returning to life as we knew it in January 2020.
Maritime Thoroughfare in the City
Please enjoy a very entertaining timelapse video of the Chittenden Locks (whose local moniker is the Ballard Locks), which is an essential part of the Lake Washington Ship Canal serving thousands of vessels throughout the Seattle metropolitan area. Constructed between 1911 and 1917, the Ballard Locks’ principal function enables access for boats and ships to... Continue Reading →
“Could Have Told You So”
Enjoy a timelapse video of the sailboat activity and weather variation at Shilshole Bay in Seattle.
Sleepy Saturday Morning in Seattle
During the weekend of March 27th, I decided to revive my objectives for creating timelapse photography videos. It was a primary objective in 2020, but the pandemic struck the planet, and my objective was no longer a priority. A year later, I would like to resume my quest to add timelapse videos to my skillset... Continue Reading →
“Snowmageddon Chronicles”: Redux
One last look at the record-breaking snowstorm in Seattle during the Valentine's Day weekend.
“Snowmageddon Chronicles”: Part One
Contrary to popular preconceptions and misconceptions, snowfall is infrequent in Seattle, and blizzards are even rarer. That's why the snowstorm Seattle received between February 12th and 13th is rather historic. The Emerald City was buried with nearly nine inches of snow, making February 13th the snowiest day in Seattle since January 1969. Since we typically... Continue Reading →
Quarantined City: Seattle Life Offset by the Coronavirus (Part III)
This is Part III of my photo essay that features different neighborhoods and landmarks of Seattle, notably areas that are typically very busy and filled with the hustle and bustle of people and vehicles before the populace was fully informed of the disease's incredibly rapid and lethal contagiousness from person to person. If you're a... Continue Reading →
Quarantined City: Seattle Life Offset by the Coronavirus (Part II)
This is Part II of my photo essay that features different neighborhoods and landmarks of Seattle, notably areas that are typically very busy and filled with the hustle and bustle of people and vehicles before the populace was fully informed of the disease's incredibly rapid and lethal contagiousness from person to person. If you're a... Continue Reading →
Quarantined City: Seattle Life Offset by the Coronavirus (Part I)
If you're reading this article, you are probably fully aware of the ongoing global health crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). What commenced as a rash of respiratory illnesses in Wuhan, China back in November 2019 has now gripped the entire world in March 2020. In late January, Kirkland, Washington, a suburb east of... Continue Reading →
Dancing in Seattle in the Summer Rain (Factoid #7)
SEATTLE FACTOID #7 "Seattle, Queen of Rain" https://youtu.be/27eClHQxXls There's literally a song and/or music video for every subject matter under the sun(or rain, for our purposes). Here is Roxette's contribution to the matter at hand. So far, in July 2019, Seattle has had a relatively healthy amount of rainfall interspersing the warm sunshine, much to... Continue Reading →
Where the Cranes Reign (Factoid #6)
SEATTLE FACTOID #6 Seattle has erected more cranes for construction than any other city in the United States for three consecutive years since 2016. "Seattle at an Angle" / View of downtown from the Skyview Observatory at Columbia Center Seattle's Urban Evolution, Ad Infinitum:An aerial view of downtown Seattle with Westlake Avenue as the central... Continue Reading →
A Needle Like No Other (Factoid #5)
SEATTLE FACTOID #5 When the Smith Tower was erected in 1914, it remained the tallest building not only in Seattle or Washington State, but on the entire West Coast of the United States! In 1962, the record was broken by yet another structure in Seattle, one that has become world renowned and probably the most... Continue Reading →
The Tallest Tower for Roughly 421,000 Hours (Factoid #4)
SEATTLE FACTOID #4 Smith Tower & Seattle Waterfront @ Dawn When it was erected in 1914, Seattle's Smith Tower was the tallest building along the West Coast of the United States. Smith Tower (center), Downtown Seattle Smith Tower would remain the tallest for nearly 50 years until it was eventually usurped by another building in... Continue Reading →
Isthmus City (Factoid #3)
Seattle is the only major U.S. city that is situated on an isthmus.
Seattle, The One & The Only (Factoid #1)
SEATTLE FACTOID #1 There is only one “Seattle” on the planet. No other city or town in the world shares its name. Downtown Seattle Illuminated / Purchase Downtown Seattle, Spring Evening / Purchase Core of Downtown Seattle featuring the new Rainier Square Tower (right) / Purchase Broad Street Blues, Belltown / Purchase Click here to... Continue Reading →
Adieu Été, Sayonara Summer
Another sumptuous summer in Seattle has concluded. Seahurst Park, Burien, Washington. I have lived in Seattle for seven and a half years, and it feels like each summer season is better than the previous. It’s a city where it never gets too humid, there’s plenty of sunshine, and the grey skies that seem to threaten... Continue Reading →