He's got that Pips thing going with his paws.
Ah, Seattle. Such a beautiful city. It's physical location unparalled. Water, mountains, and forests everywhere. Perhaps it's spoiled by it all. How else could you explain the civic complacency that would allow for the construction of this sewage treatment plant on a quarter mile of the best beach on Puget Sound.
In today's climate of hyped-up immigration hysteria, we await the outraged e-mails: "Damned furriners ain't got no 'Murikan flags!"
Without a doubt, the hit of the parade. They can weave those book carts back and forth with such precision, they overshadowed even the Seattle Police Department motorcycles.
You have to love the Syttendae mai parade and you have to love the freewheeling anarchy of the Whittier Elementary School unicyclists.
Hurra for Syttendae mai! Yes, it's Norwegian Independence Day, and that's a Big Deal in Ballard, you betcha. How big? Big enough that someone went to all the trouble to put a Norwegian flag on their '75 Mercury Comet. Now that's patriotism! Hurra!
The blossoms are all gone, but as you can see from this squirrel's-eye view, the trees are looking pretty good right now.
He was so proud of himself sitting on that wire of a fine Sunday morning that you could have heard him over in Seattle.
Where are the dandelions? Who has a yard without dandelions? Someone you don't really want to know, that's for sure.
Karen is working in Tanzania for a few weeks so we're looking after her cats. After a few days of our care, Elliott looks out the door wondering when the hell is Mom coming home.
Ballard watched Ed Sullivan on Bob's TVs, and when the tubes overheated and smoked out the house, Bob would get in his truck and race to the rescue. After all, you didn't want to miss the guy with the spinning plates who came on after Vic Damone.
Our self-imposed 65-word limit renders a full discussion of glass artist Dale Chihuly's essential lameness impossible, but you would be excused if you thought this work on his "Bridge of Glass" in Tacoma was actually a collection of grocery bags nailed to a lamppost. Thankfully Tacoma's lovely old Union Station, now a US Courthouse, offers up a little creative legitimacy to the picture.