There is a street nearby that I absolutely love. Really, it could be any street, there’s nothing really outstanding about it, except for the fact that it is lined with trees. Now this a common sight around here except these are all deciduous trees. And every autumn they blaze into color around the same time. And every spring, they suddenly burst forth with leaves around the same time.

We have lived in this neighborhood since September 2010, so for four years now Samwise and I have driven down that street several times a week and I have watched the trees change through the year. So yesterday, when I was commenting on how much I like that street, Samwise suggested an idea and it seemed like a cool project. We’ll see if I can manage it — or rather manage to remember to do it — but I want to give it a try.

Every week, every Sunday, we will drive over there and I will take a picture from the same place. And I will post that picture on my blog. For a year, I will chronicle the change of seasons through these pictures. Maybe I’ll get bored partway through and stop, or maybe in a year I’ll have 52 pictures of the street from the same position. I guess we’ll find out!

Week 44: The heatwave continues unabated. Everything is drying out here and I absolutely detest the sunlight now.

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A Year of Trees: Week 44
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2 thoughts on “A Year of Trees: Week 44

  • 07/06/2015 at 10:10 am

    Poor Seattle. Suffering endless hot days….NOT the norm.

    I was there two weeks ago for my niece’s wedding and was struck by how ‘faded’ all the greenery looked.
    We here in AK are suffering equally form the heat, aridity, and fires. My brother lives in Wenatchee and is so far safe.

  • 07/06/2015 at 6:37 am

    I think I like,November the best so far. I can’t wait to see how the trees look this November. 🙂


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