Yearly Archives: 2016

Foggy Christmas

Looking north out of our windows over Republican St down the alley between Amazon Fiona building and Union office tower under construction. A thin slice of Lake Union and distant Wallingford are cloaked in yellow-blue fog. The colored lights of our Christmas tree are reflected in the foreground.
A foggy Merry Christmas from South Lake Union! 

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Candy Land

All four meeples are on the board in the Molasses Swamp.The cousins are playing Candy Land and like this rare board state where everyone is close together.

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Full of Stars

A closed 13" MacBookPro12,1 is connected to a widescreen monitor featuring an image of the rainbow colored stargate from the end of Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey"Got my new work monitor, a Dell U3417W 34″ curved widescreen. I already feel more productive!

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A screenshot from the King County Elections web site confirming that my vote by mail ballot has been received and checked.My ballot will be counted!

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Selfie of Nick in a Star Trek tee riding the Monorail with Seattle zipping by in the background.

Birthday fun: Monorail commute!

View of 99 tunnel exit portal construction from the Monorail.Part of Gehry's roof for the Experience Music Project as the monorail pulls into Seattle Center Station.

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Two King County Department of Elections Official Ballot envelopesI’m with her!

(And a number of ballot initiatives I need to research further.)

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Engineering Majors

Two locked white utility doors in a beige tile wall; one sign reads Electrical, the other MechanicalYou must choose!

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Sunset Needle

The last glow of sunset over the Olympics behind a brightly lit Space Needle as seen from our South Lake Union rooftop.

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Andrle, Nick, and Theo stand in front of the Idaho State Capitol as a red SUV drives into frame.A panoramic view of the front if the Idaho State Capitol with bright blue sky behind.I think this puts me up to 28 capitols visited? I need to review the family road trip list!

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Adult Assembly Required

A large flattened cardboard box with a bright orange sticker that reads 'Adult Assembly Required'It me.

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Nicolas Ward

Software engineer in Natural Language Processing research by day; gamer, reader, and aspiring UltraNurd by night. Husband to Andrle
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