Day 17: Missoula

We got an early start in order to hike to the M on Mt. Sentinel before the heat really hit. Even that early, the trail was pretty heavily trafficked with extremely fit Missoulians. I got lapped by a man in his 70s who ran the entire trail. I can’t even imagine running this trail, but … More Day 17: Missoula

Day 14: Newcastle

I woke up today (my last full day in Seattle!) before any of my friends, so I took Tako on a short early-morning hike along the Coal Creek Trail. I guess I’ve forgotten to mention until now that my friends live in a neighborhood that has a view of Mt. Rainier. They didn’t warn me … More Day 14: Newcastle

Day 13: Seattle

I danced so much last night that my abs hurt. Today, I planned to go to brunch with friends, pick up Tako, go for a short hike with him, and then make dosa & idli with Sumit & Ashwini and a couple of their friends. Except picking up Tako, nothing went as I had planned. … More Day 13: Seattle

Day 12: Seattle

Tako and I took it easy on Day 12 because Sumit, Ashwini & I were going to an all-night dance party. So we hung out at the house, caught up the blog, and then I took Tako to Paradise Pet Lodge. The plan was an overnight stay for him, with some playtime and grooming thrown … More Day 12: Seattle