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Seattle Date Day

Even though we live about 35 miles from Seattle, it’s not often we get to go spend the day there and just have fun.  Saturday was originally planned as a family outing, but the child was invited to a birthday sleepover party with bowling, so he much preferred that as opposed to spending the day with his parents, go figure.  We’re fun, I tell ya, really fun!!

20160430_190358.jpgSo James and I had a wonderful date day out all by ourselves without any cares or having to worry about being home at a certain time, so much like the carefree days of our younger years! (Or our racecations sans child, hehe).  First stop… hopping the train to Seattle to go watch the Sounders soccer team play!

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After visiting the Pro Shop to buy a hat and eating a fabulous hot dog from a local vendor, we made our way to the nosebleed section, known otherwise during Seahawk season as the ‘Hawks nest.  Great view though.  We could see all the action happening on the pitch.

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After the Sounders won against the Columbus Crew 1-0 and we enjoyed some post-game festivities…

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…it was time to make our way into the city to see what trouble we could get into.  There’s some interesting people and stuff to see in downtown…

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Then we found Pike’s Place Brewing Company, and that’s all she wrote.  A great place for a bite to eat and a few cocktails!

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I had a couple Celestial Cosmos, their house special.  Wouldn’t want to light a match near me though… the fumes alone would’ve ignited.

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Afterwards, we stopped in at the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory to get treats for everyone, then headed to Westlake Center to catch the bus back home.  Interesting things going on there as well. Lots of pot smoking, game playing, people preaching about Jesus, people preaching about the first ever Hemp Fest in Boise… it was a menagerie of misfits.  Even a band playing in the midst of it all… I wonder if this is how Nirvana got their first nightclub gig?

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It was a great day out!  Hope you’re having a fabulous weekend as well!!