Little things

Müeller Park, Ausin, Texas

Müeller Park, Austin

Trivial for some

wayside, unworthy of note

the world for someone

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The unusual

It’s not uncommon to see thousands of aircrafts at an airport. It is however, quite unusual when these aircrafts are inside, rather than outside. An interesting sight at the SeaTac International Airport, this aircraft hovered about, as if ready for take off. It’s a beautiful work of craft, outlining precise details of an airplane. If you’re ever in the building, I’d recommend you check it out.

SeaTac

A walker’s haven

I always appreciate a good walk. And that’s why I can’t get it out of my head how accommodating the streets of Portland, Seattle, and Oakland were to the pedestrian. I love big broad walks and I cannot lie.

This was at the Oakland Civic Centre.

Oakland Civic Centre

Winding paths

Straight roads do not make skillful drivers.

The internet says Paulo Coelho said those words. I might add that straight roads don’t make for an enjoyable walk either. Winding paths contain a sense of mystery, curiosity, and expectation of the unexpected. That’s what makes walking twisted paths such an exciting adventure.

I was lucky enough to walk the Hoyt Arboretum in Washington Park, Portland. It has some of the most twisted routes I’ve ever seen, and although I couldn’t explore them all, it sure was worth the visit. If you’re ever in the vicinity, I recommend you start early.

Hoyt Arboretum, Portland.jpg

Drink to me only…

The best thing about dining out—apart from the fancy interior and fine food—is the classy glasses. Add a straw and it makes me feel extra pampered—like a child.

My fellow diner was a colleague I didn’t know much about. We’d travelled together for a work event and had to share a meal one evening. And our choice of beverage, much like us, was so different. It was a nice moment of contrasting liquids.

liquids