Thursday, December 26, 2013

Christmas Cycling

Christmas is a perfect day for a ride. Why? Because there is no traffic! :)
Seattle streets all to myself. Well, me and a few other bikers and walkers. Lovely day for a ride too. Sunny and crisp.

Not much to tell. I'm slow. I took a few pics. Yeah, that about covers it. Went out to eat then home to watch the Doctor Who Christmas special and open our presents. Good stuff.
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Republican Street
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Dexter Ave.
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Lake Union
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Fremont Bridge
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Lake Union








17 comments:

  1. Wow, that really is desolate…

    I hope you all had a good Christmas and the peaceful bicycle ride seemed to be the perfect way to start out the day.

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    1. Hi Richard,
      Very peaceful, especially for the city - who'd a thunk? It would have been good by bicycle or scooter.

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  2. Kari, that's the best thing about X-mas morning… the empty sheets are a gift itself. By the way, we watched Dr Who as well...

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    1. Hi Sonja
      Yeah, that's what I figured. Autocorrect? That one bites me at times. :) Like I told Richard, it would have been fun by bicycle or by scooter.

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  3. Looks positively perfect. Glad you were able to get out and get some fresh air.

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    1. Hi Lori,
      I beginning to think I've been deceived about Washington state...so far I haven't seen much rain or fog (compared to Oregon).

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  4. How much fun is that! And no snow or ice to battle! Good for you. Sweet ride. Looks like a pretty day, too.

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    1. Hi Martha,
      No snow and ice is good! It was a lovely day, thanks.

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  5. Wow, how awesome that you had Seattle streets almost all to yourself. And sunshine too.

    It sounds like you had a lovely day.

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    1. Yeah, I've never seen the streets so quiet. I almost wish we had Christmas in summer, then I could make it a mini-vacation by motorbike and enjoy exploring the city with Sam.

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  6. your pics make it look like a scene from the tv series: Life After People.....cool.

    Hope you all had a great Christmas Day

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    1. lol, thanks Dom
      Yes it does look like that series. Add a few weeds and vines to the buildings, a few broken windows...perfect!

      We had a nice Christmas. A short visit to clinic and a quiet Christmas at the apartment. Since then we have joined the crazy, frenzied pace of tests, tests, and more tests in prep for transplant. We didn't do all these tests with her first transplant, but they are very thorough here.

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    2. In this case, thorough is good

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  7. Kari:

    Seattle is much larger than Vancouver but you would never find streets as deserted as those.

    Everybody must be at the Mall

    bob
    Riding the Wet Coast

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    1. Hi Bob,
      Funny, I thought Vancouver was bigger than Seattle? Yeah, they must have started early on the after Christmas sales. Okay by me. I'll enjoy the quiet. :)

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  8. Things were pretty quiet here on Christmas Day, especially Downtown. There isn't any retail left there and many of the offices closed which meant with Christmas falling on a Wednesday it was pretty deserted the whole of the week. Of course, it being cold for these parts added to the feeling of no one being around.

    May 2014 be a year of nothing but wonderful news for you and those you love!
    ~k

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