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This summer, I decided to take up the sport of rowing. I took several classes from Lake Washington Rowing Club (located on Lake Union). The crew house is next to my office, so it’s an easy option to take classes either before or after work.

The summer morning classes were incredibly beautiful. The clam water and sunny morning skies were enough to make anyone feel at peace. Some days I felt as though sitting in the boat, surrounded by such beautiful scenery, was all I needed – who needs to row, when it’s so lovely to just be there? On some mornings, there would be friendly pet dogs in the crew house, waiting for their owners to finish rowing – and eagerly greeting the other rowers.

Evening rowing classes were another story. The canal and Lake were often busy with motor boaters, creating lots of traffic and a pretty heavy wake. Morning rowing wins in my book!

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