Saturday, April 10, 2010

Pike Place Market

Norm and I spent some time at Pike Place Market in Seattle and it was a perfect day for it. Although it was a bit chilly to begin with the sun was shining and it warmed up nicely. The market was bustling with people as usual. We walked around and sampled the food here and there, bought fresh flowers, and drank coffee. I love to just park myself and watch the people. People from all over the world, from all walks of life... street vendors and musicians, jugglers, and even a man with a cat so accustomed to being on the same street corner, all day every day, that the hoards of people walking by, (some even reaching down to pet or scratch his ears), doesn't even flinch.
We had lunch at a restaurant in the market called Lowell's. In order to get a table for lunch though you have to show up while it's still breakfast time and sit and wait for them to start cooking lunch. The wait was pleasant though, because the view of the waterfront was magnificent. Our seafood lunch of fish and chips and a shared crabcake roll was yummy and made the day close to perfect. Not even the extra heavy Seattle traffic on the drive home could dampen our sprits.
The rest of the weekend will be spent cleaning and preparing for the gallery-hosted studio tour, next week. I really should do something about all the cobwebs that I do my best to ignore every day..........


Yenta Mary said...

Love the market -- haven't been there in years. Also LOVE the beads -- they're just beautiful!!!

dogmom said...

I wish I could make it to your studio tour; I'd love to watch you make beads. I have alot of family in your area so perhaps one day soon I can make it over to the opposite side of the country:o)
The Seattle Market looks like a great place to go!
Have a great Sunday!


Katherine ( Katie) Corrigan said...

Love that market aren't the flowers great too! Wishing you happiness, Katherine

Bieber said...

Florida Beaches!