I know, I know. I actually moved back in May. There has been a lot to process since then, which is why I'm only now sharing my new place.
Moving during the COVID-19 pandemic was really scary and tough on so many logistical levels. Parker and I packed, stocked up on sanitizer and masks, and drove pretty much straight to Washington. Our place is actually our friend's house, so we got to move in right away. She had a room for us and pizza waiting in the kitchen when we rolled up!
Port Angeles, Washington is a town that is tucked in-between Olympic National Park and the Salish Sea. Basically, we've got mountains to the south and the ocean to the north between us and Canada! Port Angeles is located on the traditional territory of the Klallam Tribe. I highly recommend learning more about the native lands you occupy at Native-Land.
Around the house
Meet Baloo- the cuddliest pup who insisted on being a part of as many photos as possible.
My Office (aka, the living room)
*Please note the board game shelf behind the couch*
Don't mind us laughing at Baloo in the middle of our photo shoot.
Around the Neighborhood
When I take Baloo for a walk or go for a jog, I like to go up the hill to the college. Peninsula College has a beautiful campus and some fun trails behind the buildings. On the way back down the hill, you can get a great view of downtown and over the strait.
Peninsula College has a cool series called "Conversations Towards a Culture of Justice". Every Thursday they host a free zoom meeting about an issue of justice with different guests. Check the Events Calendar for the links to each week's meeting!
I've grown extremely fond of this town. I like how in the summer most people let their lawns dry up because there will be plenty of rain come winter. I love the wide streets and big trees. We have our favorite Thai restaurant and milkshake place. I don't know how long we will be here, but while we are, it feels like home.
Thanks for taking the tour, and welcome to the Pacific Northwest (but don't expect this kind of sunshine all the time)!