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Seattle's Seafair Fleet Week

Last week Seattle got a chance to thank the men and women who serve their country on the high seas. According to the Seafair website… 205 more words


How to Stay Safe This SeaFair Weekend

SeaFair is one of my all-time favorite Seattle area events. I know that the Blue Angels travel the United States and do air shows all over the place, but there is something truly majestic about them roaring past the Space Needle with Mount Rainier visible in the background. 706 more words


Seafair Fleet Week in Seattle, Blue Angels & Hydros!

It’s Seafair in Seattle. The Navy Fleet comes to town this week with free ship tours and the Parade of Ships in Elliott Bay. The Blue Angels will be buzzing us too. 19 more words


Any Port in a Storm

Richard sauntered into his favorite drinking establishment in the city to grab a quick beer and some bar snacks. Unfortunately, the place was packed, mostly with uniformed sailors loudly celebrating Fleet Week. 228 more words


Harbor Wall, 1970

Fleet Week ships docked along the harbor wall, 1970. The Rose Festival carnival is visible in the background. SW Harbor Drive used to dominate the area where Waterfront Park is today. 24 more words


Just Like a Tree

Ok, it’s time to backtrack and fill in the gaps I missed in this travel log due to illness and tragedy.  The food poisoning I suffered on May 27 and the tragedy of the fatal parachute accident May 28 gave me more important things to do than write about my travels during Fleet Week.  1,061 more words



I find stereotypes really interesting. Not saying I agree with them – or even disagree with them: I just find them interesting. For instance, people say New York is dirty and crazy and the people are rude and crazy. 276 more words