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Blowing Glass

I have had a recent post about blowing glass from the hot shop at Tacoma.  Prior to that visit, though, we made a trip to the Chihuly Museum in Seattle.  Out in the garden, they have a small hot shop … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossoms at UW

Spring is springing in the northwest and that means lots of trees in blossom.  The University of Washington campus has cherry trees in the Quad that were gift from the Mayor of Tokyo in the early 20th century.  When they … Continue reading

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I Thought It Didn’t Snow Much in Seattle

One of the things I thought I knew about the Seattle area was that it didn’t snow very much.  In our first winter here, we had one snowy day and it thawed very rapidly.  This winter has been a bit … Continue reading

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Closing the Viaduct and Opening the Tunnel

For decades, the dominant feature of the Seattle waterfront has been the Alaskan Way Viaduct.  This carried Route 99 from the south side of the city along the waterfront before diving into the Battery Street Tunnel and then popping above … Continue reading

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Chihuly At Night

This previous post included many shots from a visit to the Chihuly Museum in Seattle.  In that post I mentioned how it closed around the time it was getting dark and that a return trip during the winter would be … Continue reading

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State of the Pegasus Fleet

January 2019 brought a milestone for the USAF.  They accepted their first KC-46 Pegasus.  Admittedly they accepted it with a number of deferred issues that Boeing has been given a few years to resolve but that are Category 1 deficiencies.  … Continue reading

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Seattle Pano from West Seattle

 With our visitors, we took a trip to West Seattle.  The afternoon light on the city looked nice and a pano seemed to be in order.  Here is a Zoomify version of it so you can look around the … Continue reading

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T-38s Only Fly on Cloudy Days

The Boeing T-38 chase jets are something I have not had much success in hunting down.  I have got some shots but they were not in great conditions.  I did have another chance recently when at Boeing Field but, guess … Continue reading

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The Vision Returns

My first encounter with this Cirrus SF50 Vision was in this post.  It was scheduled for departure while I was on some calls and I hoped it would time its departure conveniently for me.  I was lucky and it headed … Continue reading

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Bill’s G650

Another stint in the lots by Boeing Field to deal with some phone calls prior to heading back out of Seattle after some meetings and some more interesting movements.  A G650 landed while I was there.  I was on a … Continue reading

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