Handy coffee reference manual

Stumbled across this post from someone that’s created diagrams of different types of coffee.  Very handy, especially for those of us living in the pacific northwest, where there’s a Starbucks (or a Tully’s, or a Seattle’s Best Coffee [which is, in all actuality, a Starbucks], or a random coffee hut) on many street corners. It’s […]

Mt. Rainier – Mount Fremont Lookout

Hiked On: July 28, 2007′ Weather Conditions: Approximately 65°F-75°F, mostly sunny skies Elevation: 6400-7181′ Distance from Seattle: Just over 90 miles Pictures: [Here](http://www.marius.org/gallery/v/living/seattle/hikes/rainier/fremont/) National Park Service: Mt. Rainier National Park Well, after a long hiatus from hiking in general, and Mt. Rainier specifically, Diann and I made the 2 hour drive to Sunrise for a […]

What’s on your Sidebar?

Those of you running Windows Vista – what’s on your Sidebar? What gadgets can’t you live without? (Blatant steal: I got this idea from Sean Alexander’s blog post: [Top 10 Sidebar Gadgets](http://www.seanalexander.com/2007/05/21/Top10SidebarGadgets.aspx).) On my work computer: * [Traffic by Live Search](http://gallery.live.com/liveItemDetail.aspx?li=d5ad423c-05bd-4de4-8803-b05ecc339397&bt=1&pl=1) showing horrible Seattle traffic * [MSN Gas Prices](http://gallery.live.com/liveItemDetail.aspx?li=edc14bc5-72f5-4e0d-b761-5a765408f67b&bt=1&pl=1) * [Live Search](http://gallery.live.com/liveItemDetail.aspx?li=9107a4f7-531d-4b22-81fa-c310cbb19072&bt=1&pl=1) * Stock Ticker […]

Baseball Season: Opening Day

While I was out grabbing lunch yesterday, I realized that it’s MLB opening day — tons of people around wearing their Seattle Mariners shirts. We were eating at [Gandolfo’s Deli](http://www.gandolfosdeli.com/), a New York style deli, and they’re very proud of New York. They hadn’t realized it was opening day — the special of the day […]

Anti-Aircraft Peak

(catching up on hikes…) Hiked On: May 20, 2006 Weather Conditions: Approximately 65°F, overcast Elevation: 2200-2430’ Distance from Seattle: Just over 45 miles Pictures: None King County Park System: Cougar Mountain Regional Wildlife Park This hike was fairly straightforward and easy, yet the temperature and the recent rainfall (coupled with the fact that we were […]