It’s Like Rain on Your Wedding Day

September 13

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I planned this post in honor of what was supposed to be another rainy day, although it does not appear to be raining at the moment. It was a beautiful day that Dave and I took advantage of as we walked to downtown Mountain View for some gelato and to inquire about flu shots at the pharmacy. Sitting on the patio outside the gelato place after searching in vain for some shade, I remarked to Dave, “I feel like I’m on vacation here.”

I have to admit that, although we do need the rain, it is so very nice without it most of the time. Like, when one is in the mood for a walk or just simply needs to run an errand within walking distance and realizes, “pshaw, what the hell do I need a car for?”.

Despite another gorgeous day here, I once again post a photo from a rainy Minnesota day. The photo features the photographer who shot my cousin Rachel’s wedding, the bouquet, program, and I think even their rings. The light from the large looming window beside her and the rain drizzling down the glass made for a more emotional feel. Of course, I took a handful of shots to finally get this one, as is always the case.

Shooting Crabs at the Pike Place Market

With so much going on, I’ve been slow in posting photos from our trip to Seattle back in June. We didn’t have much time so I spent most days visiting with friends rather than touring, but we did make it to the Pike Place Market and I’m certainly glad we did. It has the colors, patterns, and bustling people that make it a great place to snap some shots. Following are some of my favorites:
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