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Benjamin Benschneider / The Seattle Times

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

An elegant old place reflects a life and love of travel

“This is my China room,” Peters says of a guest room. But, of course, she acknowledges that the hand-carved Chinese canopy bed is draped in Japanese tapestry. “I’m overloaded with Asian things. Daddy was a merchant seaman. He loved to travel.” She credits him for her own love of adventures to exotic lands.