Sakura-Con

Presented by the Asia Northwest Cultural Education Association, Sakura-Con is the oldest and most well attended anime convention in the Pacific Northwest. Member attendance for Sakura-Con 2016 was over 23,000 individuals, with most members attending all three days!

October Fitness & Health Thoughts

Last night I spent about an hour in the gym, mostly focused on cardio. It’s been a bit since I focused like that. Miss it. Yet I was pleased at my performance. My intermittent workouts haven’t been too detrimental. I noticed my weight creeping back up, though. Probably a function of a dreadful diet. So Read More …

Spent the day at the Seattle Center 

Spent the day down at the Seattle Center. Is was quiet lovely early on, getting a little rainy later in the day. I enjoyed myself greatly. I have so many memories there. I’ll write about them soon.  Today center on the Pacific Science Center and Space Needle. Will need to go to MoPop, but not Read More …

Compline at St. Marks Cathedral

Every Sunday night at 9:30, Seattle’s St. Marks Cathedral hosts compline. For those not versed in Anglican church history, compline is sung evening prayer, harkening back to monastic traditions. They’ve been performing this weekly for decades. It was compline that attracted me to the Episcopal church. After attending the service for several months, a friend Read More …

Discussing Coffee

Coffee came up several times for me today. Ok, well that sounds like a case of indigestion. Coffee came up in discussion several times today. Which got me thinking… Coffee holds a special place in my life, and my heart. First: well, coffee goes back to childhood. I adored smelling coffee brewing growing up. Loved the Read More …