When I first came to Seattle to play, it was in the summer months. I lived with a close friend and teammate, Stephanie Cox, who lives in Gig Harbor. My initial thoughts were just how breathtaking this city is. I loved being surrounded by nature and water but still having the city right there. I think my impressions are the same: Seattle is absolutely beautiful.
I love coffee, so I am very spoiled here. One of my favorite things is to go out on Lake Washington. I have some friends with boats, and there is nothing better than a glass of bubs on the boat with the sun shining.
I live south of downtown in Columbia City, so I would take them to Lake Washington and around Seward Park (5900 Lake Washington Blvd S). Then I would take them to Vietnamese for lunch in the Chinatown-International District, then Capitol Hill for all things gay and interesting and dinner at one of my favorite places on the Hill, The Tin Table (915 E Pine St).
The teams in Seattle are really good! My dad is a Cubs fan, and it doesn’t look like he enjoys that very much most of the time. So it’s enjoyable to root for teams that win.
At home. I really love my home. My fiancé and I found a steal—lake views, peaceful, close to everything we need. And she makes me coffee every morning, so at least in the mornings you can always find me at home.
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