Quickly, since I’m at Seatac waiting for a flight to Minneapolis, and thence to Milwaukee:
I played some hooky on Thursday afternoon and did a kayak adventure, launching in West Seattle and paddling about 12 miles, as the drunken sailor lurches, on a gorgeous Seattle summer afternoon. Here’s the GPS story.. The cool thing about that link is that you can click the forward arrow and the little ballooney icon will trace my peregrinations.
Also, some photos, just to emphasize that the weather was fantastic, and it was worth sacrificing some chargeable hours to go out and bob around:
More as I switch to Road Warrior mode.