August 03, 2008

Best Shot Monday ~ Where I want to be on Saturdays

For my BSM, I have three shots from Pike's Place Market from my visit last week to Seattle. With the weather so gorgeous there right now, I can see why people want to spend their Saturdays outdoors. Grab a cup of coffee, shop for local produce, veggies, seafood, and flowers, and enjoy the waterfront. And they can stay out all day because the weather is not scorching hot. *sigh*

We almost moved to Seattle a year ago. There was discussion with Mike about a promotion with the company. I had never been to Seattle, so I didn't get too upset when corporate dropped the topic like a hot potato (now, it all makes sense since CompUSA went out of business early this year). But can you tell I'm now mourning the fact that we didn't move there?

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For more images from this amazing Farmer's Market, see my post directly below this one.

And for more BSM, head over to
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30 comments:

Mia's Mama said...

Ohhh what beautiful shots...especially the last one. Amazing!
You make me want to move there...I do have an Aunt who lives very close by ;)

emily said...

I've wanted to visit Seattle for a long time. Thanks for sharing your pictures.

Melissa said...

I am so loving the shots from your trip. Maybe we should look into Seattle for a retreat.....

Andrea said...

Oh, I'm totall wanting to go back. Like now. =)

I can't exactly pinpoint it, but the city just resonated so beautifully within me.

Is that totally cheesy or what.
But it did.

I remember feeling that way about Portland too.

Kara!!! said...

Seattle is such a beautiful city - you have captured it wonderfully.

chaoticfamily said...

Wonderful photos - we were in Seattle a few months ago and just drove by the market (2 sleeping, crabby kids) such a lovely city with so many neat things to see and do for all ages.

Marie said...

Wonderful shots. I have always wanted to visit Seattle and that lovely market! Now I feel as if I had!

Dana a/k/a Sunshine said...

I want to go there someday. I was so close this summer on our vacation, but we just didn't get there!

Vick said...

Like *everyone* else, I'd love to go there! It's just gorgeous - thanks for sharing your pictures :)

Aub-Margret said...

Beautiful color! I love the composition of the second one. And it sounds like a lit of fun!

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mumo3 said...

Great shots! We go to Seattle all the time to visit bro'-in-law and family and they have YET to take us down here!
After seeing these there's NO way I'll let that slide on our visit next month....

The Source said...

WOW! Gorgeous photos! I have to say that's NOTHING like our little old farmer's market! My husband would be in heaven there!

Joanna said...

Wow - the place looks so fun and full of life, especially looking at the shots from your previous post. Great shots!

Jen said...

I was going to say WOW, but realized the last 2 commenters said that, but really that is the first word that comes to mind. All of your Farmer's Market shots look like they should be in a magazine. They are wonderful.

Killlashandra said...

Do you live in West Seattle? That last shot sure looks like it could have been taken from Alki. :) I lived in Seattle a number of years.

Glad the weather was good. July and August are always the best times of year. Nice shot of the Pike sign. I like the color tones.

Killlashandra said...

Sorry, I spaced reading the "almost" part of your post. Don't mind me, it's Monday and I need a cup of coffee. ;)

Christina said...

I've never been to Seattle, but it does seem like a glorious. So fresh and lively and real. Not to mention, COOL!

But remember? You LOVE Austin. ;o)

Andrea said...

Yep, the last shot was taken from Alki. The picture doesn't do it justice. Looked better in person.

tracey clark said...

stunning images!

Maggie said...

How gorgeous! I have never been to Seattle... but now I sure want to go!

Heather! said...

I just love the metallic tones to the first two photos. Just stunning.

Mandaroo said...

It's a great place to visit. And, I like your captures of it, especially the 1st two.

Blessed Nest said...

wonderful pictures. My sister n law just moved to the area..can't wait to visit!

Dawn said...

I absolutely LOVE these pictures, and yes, I wish I could hang out there too.

My favorite is the first one of the street sign, great colors!!

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Stacy said...

Wonderful shots here! I've always heard that Seattle is a great city to live in.

Golightly said...

Very cool! makes me want to visit.

~ Melody ~ said...

You could convince anyone to move there with these shots. Great work. The second street scene is my fave.

Dawn said...

Andrea- i think you need to bring all your friends and visit me again! Always can stay with me!! :)

Andrea said...

You better watch what you offer dawn, cuz one mama was talking about having a retreat up there! And these ladies mean business.

LOL!