One - A picnic birthday in Gasworks Park for Jana, with a view across Lake Union at the city, a brass band practicing, kites ranging from tiny to humungous, and four young people practicing their firedancing routines with unlit torches.
Two - An afternoon performance of Tai Chi at the Summer Festival in the International District, Kate and I and four other oldsters did 24-form, but the highlights of the event was the youngsters doing wu shu and sword forms. Nice.
Three - Dinner at Ivar's down on the pier, watching the ferries come in.
And those are three good reasons to stay in Seattle, folks.
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