#seattle#emeraldcity#loveatfirstsight#fraiser#greysanatomy#sleeplessinseattle#gasworks#skyline#tossedsaladandscrambledeggs#youremyperson#nirvana#grunge#pearljam#soundgarden#seattleskyline#columbiatower back in 2011, i decided that i was going to finally see seattle after talking about it for years. growing up, i had a fascination with the city with it's neat name, neat football team, cool music and that inspired tv shows and movies. everything that spoke seattle built on to the fascination. i had to see if what was in my head matched reality. friends joked, "make sure to take the umbrella" and oddly enough it never rained the whole time i was there but back home had downpours and tornadoes. people said "tv isn't real, you know right?" and i said, "i'm not expecting to see fraiser and niles at the coffee shop." people couldn't see why but it's where my heart called me. this was the first glimpse of the skyline that trip and i'll never forget the feeling of actually, finally being here in seattle and making the dream come true. i left four days later planning the day when i would move to the "emerald of my heart."