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Amelia and I went to Seattle on a last-minute work trip and got a chance to hang out with family.

Her 23rd flight this year.

Her 23rd flight this year.

Family dinner at Tom Douglas's Asian-ish Tanaka San at the Assembly Hall.

Family dinner at Tom Douglas's Asian-ish Tanaka San at the Assembly Hall.

Godzilla pimpin' in South Lake Union

Godzilla pimpin' in South Lake Union

The Tanakasan Ramen made with rich pork & sweet corn broth, pork belly, soft egg, black garlic butter, scallion, shiitake, and wavy noodles.  

The Tanakasan Ramen made with rich pork & sweet corn broth, pork belly, soft egg, black garlic butter, scallion, shiitake, and wavy noodles.

 

Twice Fried Chicken Wings: smoked chili and kimchee ketchup on left; salty carmel, serranos, and garlic on right. 

Twice Fried Chicken Wings: smoked chili and kimchee ketchup on left; salty carmel, serranos, and garlic on right. 

Osaka Pancake with cabbage, scallion, bonito, bacon, mayo, and shrimp. 

Osaka Pancake with cabbage, scallion, bonito, bacon, mayo, and shrimp. 

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Cousin Hudson (18 mos) and Amelia (20 mos). 

Cousin Hudson (18 mos) and Amelia (20 mos). 

Winter (21 mos) starting her sun salutations with the down dog. 

Winter (21 mos) starting her sun salutations with the down dog. 

Amelia's down dog. 

Amelia's down dog. 

No more yoga. She's done. 

No more yoga. She's done. 

Low tech. Shove your money in the metal box for payment. No change.

Low tech. Shove your money in the metal box for payment. No change.

If I didn't spend half the day looking at sweaters for work, this would be the view.

If I didn't spend half the day looking at sweaters for work, this would be the view.

Lake Union

Lake Union

Cousins love. L-R: Jada (7), Jala (4), Amelia (1), Winter (1), Hudson (1), Hoops (6), and Jaya (12). 

Cousins love. L-R: Jada (7), Jala (4), Amelia (1), Winter (1), Hudson (1), Hoops (6), and Jaya (12). 

Top Pot morning to you

Top Pot morning to you

Happy Winter

Happy Winter

Girls

Girls

City view from the ferris wheel.

City view from the ferris wheel.