The Authentic Eclectic


A Seattle Love Story

Seattle at sunset, JA Vassili, Medium
Photo by Timothy Eberly on Unsplash

I met my husband at a restaurant called Cafe Venus, in Seattle, near South Lake Union. I worked there as a cook. Cafe Venus had an open kitchen so everyone could see me cooking. People often said I looked grumpy; I’m not grumpy, I’m introverted, and I don’t smile much. My husband is a bit grumpy; he doesn’t smile much either.



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JA Vassili

JA Vassili

I write fiction, essays, and poetry. I write what I want to read; I read what I want to write. I’ve been at it since I was a kid; I’ll be at it when I’m ancient