Chips and Son do Seattle
Sam has been asking me all summer to take him to a Mariners game. On August 28 we caught game 2 of a crucial 3 game set with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim , Azusa, and Cucomanga. We also spent the day visiting the Experience Music Project and the Science Fiction Museum and did some roadfooding. Sorry,no pictures available.
Our day started at the Science Fiction museum with an exhibit of movie costunes and props from classic sci-fi movies and t.v. programs.There was the witch's hat from "The Wizard of Oz", jackets from Arnold and Robert Patrick from "The Terminator" films, Alec Guiness's robe, Mark Hamill's flight suit and light saber,Darth Vafer's suit from the "Star Wars"saga, the Superman suit from the t.v. series, the Blade Runner car, costumes from various "Star Trek" episodes, and Riddler and Batman costumes from the movies. It was an awesome collection and it was nerd heaven for a sci-fi buff like me.
The Experience Music Project had an excellent display on the music of Walt Disney films and its impact on film history. Informative and well put together.
Lunch was at Daly's Drive-In(reviewed on this site). The pictures there illustrate what we ate. I had a Copper River Salmon fillet sandwich that was simply the best fish sandwich I could ever hope to eat. Sam's Halibut Fish and chips were flakey, tender. Sam said it was the best he had ever had. The only sad note is that it appears the place will close in January.
The ballgame was a bummer. We arrived early so Sam could chase home-run balls but he did not get one.I had my favorite Safeco meal of an Ichiro combo of Sushi washed down by green tea.
The Mariners jumped off a 5 run lead in the first with 3 triples, 2 walks and a single adding up to 5 runs. But Angel reliever Dustin Moseley slammed the door. The Angels rallied for 10 runs(Vladimir Guerrero had 4 hits)and the day ended with a 10-6 Angels win. The Mariners have not won a game since this debacle. I enjoyed my time with Sam but I would have enjoyed it more with a Mariner win.