Child at Heart

Definitely the highlight of this past week was going to Sky High. It was funny though because I didn’t know anyone was going or it was even a thing… I’m somewhat out of the loop. I have kind of a tag-along type of personality so it didn’t take that much convincing to get me to … Continue reading

Week 4 and 5: Site Based and Community Outreach

An integral part of the junior trainer’s program at the Austin Foundation are the community outreach events at different locations in Seattle.  Usually, the Austin Foundation staff accompany several junior trainers to these events and help teach the junior trainers how to lead fitness based activities.  The first three weeks did not contain any outreach … Continue reading

WAS Field Trips

There were three big field trips during each of the summer residency weeks at the Washington Aerospace Scholars program: Boeing, UW, and Aerojet. Going on these special tours made interning with WAS a very unique experience. The Boeing plant we visited was located in Everett. First, we actually stopped at the Washington Aerospace Research and … Continue reading

If You Wear It, It Will Come

Yes, yes, I’m guilty. I stole the title of this blog post from the Seattle Works weekly email. But with good reason. It was spawned after various musings in the office about what to wear for our Board Pool Party. The weather has been pretty bad to us for the past 2 weeks (read Claire … Continue reading


They were right about the weather. Seriously.

Seattle Food Hunts

Recently, I’ve been chasing after two Seattle food joints both eponymous with Seattle itself. Almost every native has heard of Paseo’s and Red Mill Burgers. I’ve been very eager to try these places out, but I’ve hit a few roadblocks in this chase. From these roadblocks, I’ve learned quite a few lessons about Seattle. The … Continue reading

The Wonders of Yelp, Groupon, and LivingSocial

Living in a city with so much good food, coffee, and shopping has introduced me to the wonders of Yelp, Groupon, and LivingSocial.  (No, I promise I am not a marketing intern for any of these websites this summer; I am actually a Resource Development intern for Solid Ground.  In fact, my internship is where … Continue reading

Bus at the Boathouse

by Jordan The Washington Bus hosted a swanky fundraising event at the Chihuly Boathouse this past Thursday.  Community leaders and young professionals attended, pledging their support for The Bus.  The Boathouse is a convenient five minute walk from the Duke Engage apartments, located directly on northeastern shore of Lake Union. The facility had a few … Continue reading