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  • Scotland

    Castles and coos

    In an effort to get out and see more of Scotland than just its capitol, Walt and I booked a full day bus tour of the Highlands. It sported two castle tours, a walk…

    July 3, 2017
  • Scotland

    Climbing Arthur’s Seat

    Edinburgh’s summer feels a lot like the Seattle’s fall to me. Crisp, with bright breaks of sun through the near constant rain drizzle. God, I love it. But when rain kept us in for…

    July 2, 2017
  • Scotland

    A lovely Creative Morning

    Yesterday morning I got up and out early. Sipping my takeaway coffee, I walked down a quiet, drizzly street toward the City Art Centre. I was really early, I usually am if I’m nervous…

    June 30, 2017
  • Scotland

    Our royal neighborhood

    At least once before on this blog I’ve bragged that Walt and I have become pretty good at choosing great neighborhoods to live before arriving to a city. I should have known that after…

    June 26, 2017
  • Scotland

    New friends and old grief

    Our first workday in Edinburgh, Walt and I made a friend. Ok ok, in reality, she made friends with us. After we sat across from her at the Melting Pot coworking office space, I…

    June 23, 2017
  • Scotland

    Feasgar math, Dùn Èideann

    I think the universe felt it owed us for our horrible (attempted) travel experience yesterday, because our flights today went off without a hitch. Sure I may have cried twice in an airport today,…

    June 18, 2017