Waverly Beach Park @Kirkland


Nice hidden gem in Kirkland ! 🙂

세상에 이런 곳을 모르고 살았다니..ㅎㅎ 🙂



85C Bakery


우하하 California에서 파리빠게트/뚜레쥬르 킬러로 유명한 85C가 Washington에도 생겼다…만세.. 아직 waiting time은 그래도 30분이라고 하던데..ㅎㅎ  얼렁 가까운 곳에도 생기기를 기원해본다..ㅎ

Finally, one more “I envy California” has arrived safely at Washington.. now the next question is when at Bellevue..




Daytrip to Beaverton, OR – Good Open-Box Dishwasher Hunting

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Embarked a trip to Oregon to hunt for a “hard to find” Bosch Dishwasher at Washington

– There was no ideal dishwasher within our budget in Washington – only found out Sears outlet at Portland and Best Buy at Beaverton has it…

– Wondered for 1 hour during midnight to attempt or not and decided to check it out by going there: risk was returnning without any gains after hours of driving back and forth.

– Extra cost: $50-$60 Fuel+car mileage dep. plus some time and effort to drive for round trip for unknown results. (but my time is cheap). Also this means I have to haul-away the old one by myself since it is outside of “delivery & pickup”range. Also, I cannot get installation service or need to hire someone to get installed. (Thank you youtube!!…)

– Savings: $250 from buying an open box- though it has little dent, about $100 for “forced” DIY Installation – because of the reaon stated above, also around some savings for sales tax (Thank you state of Oregon!)

Extra gain is seeing/bypassing Nike’s HQ.. 🙂 hearing quite dishwasher running after 7 hours of round trip driving and 1 hour of uninstall & install DIY – priceless..





International Rose Test Garden, Washington Park @Portland, OR