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    November 30. Susan, Christine and I saw two of three new Italian plays at the Cherry Lane theatre. I actually thought I had booked the third offer which was a Pirandello revival but we were all glad that we did not miss “The Journey I Never made” and “Story of Love and Soccer”. Both excellently translated and powerfully acted. The first is a thought provoking and somewhat unsettling portrayal of the current social turmoil and the second is modern thriller about corrupt sport and the triumph of evil over good. We were able to chat with one of the actors about the plays after the show. Before the show we ate lobster and oysters at the  “Fish” restaurant which was only two blocks from the theatre!

     

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Seattle and Portland – part three

After our lunch at the Chihuly “Collections” cafe, Bonnie and Kirstyn took us on the monorail to the fish markets in downtown Seattle. We hoped to get pictures of the fish-throwing activities there (After a customer selects a fish, the fishmonger throws it Quarterback style to the fillet people at the back). There was not enough light, though, to catch the action.

Finally, Nancy invited me to visit the Printing Office where she works. I had a wonderfully nostalgic time among familiar machines of my youth and, also, was amazed at the light-years of progress made in some of the operations I remembered.

On the last morning, Bonnie drove us to the Tacoma Amtrak station and saw us off to Portland!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Collection

 

Many of the collected pieces were shown under the glass of the tables where we ate

 

Part of the toy collection

 

 

 

 

On the Monorail

 

 

FAREWELL SEATTLE!

 

To be continued

 

 

 

 

 

 

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