Wanted: A breakfast buddy in Seattle.

th-1A week from today I’ll be at Seattle Tacoma International Airport, on my way to someplace else. Between probably 6 a.m.* and about 2 p.m., I’ll be looking for company.

Anybody up for a Dutch-treat breakfast, brunch or lunch?

The ground rules:


It would have to be at a place near the airport, since I’m not renting a car for an eight-hour layover.

Specifically, a place accessible via Seattle public transit. Ideally that would be something like a single bus ride or one or two stops down on the light rail, vs. taking the train all the way to the end and then switching to the South Lake Union Trolley.**

It would have to be affordable – no $22 Eggs Benedict, please.

Anybody out there available during that time frame? If so, let’s meet for coffee and a bagel, a plate of eggs and potatoes, or whatever’s nearby.

Leave your dining suggestion(s) and your preference (breakfast or lunch?) in the comments section, or e-mail them to me at SurvivingAndThriving (at) live (dot) com.

It would be fun to say hello in person. Let’s do this if we can.

*I say “probably” at 6 a.m. because I’m traveling on a buddy pass and there’s a slight chance I’ll get bumped. Last time I took this flight (1:45 a.m.) it was about one-third empty, even though it was a “combi” jet (half cargo, half people trying to sleep). Thus I’m pretty sure I’ll get to Seattle as planned on Feb. 23.

**Winner of my “Acronym That The City Planners Should Have Thought Through More Carefully” Award, this year and every year.

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  1. Having shared breakfast tacos with Donna in Austin, I can say that folks would be in for some practical budget advice and an awesome story or three!

    Have fun!

  2. Oh how I wish I could! But I have one to add to your acronym comment. When I lived in Pittsburgh there was a live event venue called the Amphitheater at Station Square… Yeah, I really want to go to events at the ASS.

    • Donna Freedman

      The ticket-order phone number for arts events here in Anchorage is 263-ARTS. Which, as Mr. Whitekeys pointed out, can also be read as 26-FARTS. Keepin’ it classy, as always.

  3. Ditto for wishing I could join you! And here’s another cringe worthy acronym: First United Church of Kelowna.

    ‘Nuff said!

  4. Juliannac

    Man, I wish I could meet you, I’m 30 miles from the airport but I just can’t make it that day. Have a fun trip!


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