Alaska and the Pacific Northwest

Alaska and the Pacific Northwest

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Rain and Sarah Palin, perhaps the two single items that come to mind when you mention Seattle or Alaska.  However, I spent nine weeks in Seattle in 1987 and it rained a total of three days.  Alaska, I tend to think of wildlife and beer since some of the highest rated microbrews are found in Alaska.  This past trip was to cross off an item from my father’s bucket list, so we headed to the Kenai Peninsula in search of fish and all-things-wild, and squeezed in a couple of nights in Seattle.

Seattle, home of Starbucks (unfortunately), other coffee purveyors, and some interesting food.  Working with a group of four to eight makes hunting out the holes in the wall or taking food pics a bit of a chore, yet we managed to stumble upon some of what makes eating in Seattle fun.

Lunch at the J&M Café was memorable…

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