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Memory: Lincoln Park

Memory: Lincoln Park

One of our weekly rituals when we lived in West Seattle was to have long walks in Lincoln Park . We’d often stop at Starbucks on the way so I could pick up a latte for me and a puppacino for you. We’d park in the upper parking lot and hike all the way down to the beach. We’d then walk along the beach before making the long trek back to the car. Sometimes we’d go in the evening and…

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Memory: West Seattle Junction house dining room

Memory: West Seattle Junction house dining room

Dear Fergie. It seems weird for me to share a memory of a single room in our old house, but so many good things happened there in that dining room of that big craftsman style house that I think of it often.  In that room you: Laid in your bed in the sunshine in winter, trying to keep warm in the big drafty Seattle house.  Got hugs from your favorite dog walker.  Hung out with your family during holiday dinners…

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Memory: Snowy winter night + new boyfriend

Memory: Snowy winter night + new boyfriend

Dear Fergie. Late at night on a snowy night in February 2014, just a few weeks before we left Seattle on our big U.S. road trip, we walked over to Fairmount Park from our home in West Seattle. I had expected the park to be deserted since it was snowing and it was late, but there we met a nice couple and their young white American Bulldog. I wasn’t sure how you’d be with him at first, because you had…

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