Pike Place Public Market

The Pike Place Public Market (pics) is arguably one of the most visited spots in Seattle for tourists, but make no mistake it is not just a tourist attraction.  The market, opened in 1907, is one of the oldest continuously operating farmer’s markets in the country.  It is managed by the Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority (PDA).

Pike Place Market

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Sitting in Seattle

Check out our Seattle house sitting post over on WeSit4You.

We Sit For You

OK, see what I did there?  “Sitting in Seattle”?  Not Sleepless.  That would have been cheesy and, well inaccurate.

Anyway, so we are house and pet sitting in Seattle for 17 days.  First and foremost, we are looking after a 9 month old puppy, Mia.  She is a lively and adorable young dog that has been getting some very good training from her owners.  She’s very smart and has adapted to being with us very quickly.  Like all puppies, she is playful and inquisitive.  She loves to chase a laser pointer around the living room floor and insists that we give her that opportunity at least twice each day.  Also, she loves to eat ice.  Just crunches away at it like it was a favorite treat.

We arrived into Seattle as a waypoint on a road trip that we began on May 30th that brought us up the coast of…

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Managing Your Passwords

Cyber attacks.  Stolen account information.  Phishing scams.  Identify theft.  The headlines are full of these incidents.  Makes it seem like the internet is a dangerous place indeed and you’re risking your financial future every time you check your email or your bank balance.

What’s the most common advice given to help you to protect your online identity?  Change your passwords often, don’t use the same password for everything and make your passwords complex and difficult to determine.  Of course.  That makes sense.

I know what you’re thinking.  “Sure, I know I need to do those things, but how am I supposed to remember multiple complex passwords?”  I completely understand.

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