Things I’ve Learned About Seattle and Living in a City:
- You can technically walk anywhere in Seattle, it is not THAT big.
- You could film a commercial at any time for any outfitting company. You only see super high-tech rain gear and hiking jackets everywhere, along with hiking boots and hiking cargo pants.
- It doesn’t matter what you wear, anywhere, anytime.
- I’ve never had that feeling of being herded like cattle through downtown. The average number of people waiting for a cross signal downtown is like six.
- It rarely smells like the sea or fish.
- There might be more homeless individuals than professionals in Capitol Hill.
- Don’t go for seafood at the “seafood joints”, most every restaurant has fantastic seafood that is not nearly as overpriced…and often times better.
- People actually care about how smart you are…that is most people’s first impression criteria.
- There are probably more coffee shops than restaurants.
- You hardly ever see bikers dressed inappropriately. You will receive looks of scorn if you aren’t wearing biking gear from head to toe, clip-in shoes, and a flashing light on the front…and back.
- Most of us aren’t from here.
- Yet they still call drinks “soda”.
- Traffic stinks…so don’t drive.
- It’s amazing the excitement during the winter for days of no rain.
- It’s also amazing the reaction snow gets in the city.
- People are generally beer snobs.