That’s So Salmon Bay!

On the advice of Jacob at Office Nomads, this week Daniel and I went to Ballard (in Seattle) to meet Ruby, who has created a soul-satisfying work space in the often less-than-soul-satisfying world of home loan lending and mortgages. Could this elusive thing be real? Was Jacob crazy? As we approached Salmon Bay Community Lending, we were curious to find out…

Acceptance, Love, Family, Community

This spring I was part of a crazy group of Central District neighbors that decided to create a community event called Hopscotch CD – 1.8-Miles of Fun! The best part about creating the event was the opportunity it gave me to meet even more people in my neighborhood.

Danyale of Good Hair Salon was one of the first local business owners to decide that a bunch of middle-age adults who wanted to hopscotch almost 2 miles around the neighborhood and meet neighbors weren’t completely crazy. Good Hair Salon, and their next-door-neighbor Couture Nails, set up a fun beauty table for the June 1st event at Pratt Park across from the salons. They made the day of many neighborhood kids and adults by giving away nail art with nail polish and decals and cool stickers, face painting, and temporary spray-in hair color along the hopscotch path…