A Q&A with gitamini owner Huoy Chen, Wedding Photographer at Huoy Chen Photography, living the local life in Seattle, WA.
Neighborhood: Columbia City
Robot: gitamini in boardwalk beige
Longest gitamini trip: 1 hour walk around the neighborhood to run errands, play at the playground, and grab coffee
Hours logged with gitamini: 2 hours and counting! (we power her down any time we’re idle)
Favorite place to bring gitamini: the nearby playground—she’s so handy for holding water bottles, jackets, gloves, etc.
Times per week using gitamini: 1-2 times a week
Nickname for gitamini: Rosie
We love how walkable it is with close proximity to public transportation, restaurants, shops and playgrounds. It’s also fun because we usually run into people we know when we are out and about in the neighborhood.
Columbia City Bouquet—our local florist, which has the most amazing gifts & trinkets
Molly Moon Ice Cream—one of my daughters’ favorite spots for a treat
Rookies—the neighborhood sports pub, which has delicious food and a fun atmosphere for sports watching
I love the cute bee-bop sounds she makes.
I love the excitement in my two daughters, Elle (7 years) and Coco (4 years) when we are planning an outing. We come up with a route together, and they love leading Rosie along the way. It has taken our family outdoors more often, and we love that.
It’s definitely the haul of books we took to the Little Free Library.
I had previous experiences where new technology helped me live a more intentional life (like when we got solar panels and became more mindful of energy consumption). With the walkability of our neighborhood, and knowing I wasn’t taking advantage of it, I knew gitamini could give me that push to be more intentional about walking to places where I would have otherwise tended to drive.
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