A couple of years ago around this time, I started a project called my Year of Trees. I took a picture of the same street every week for a year, noting the changes to the trees that line that road. I really enjoyed it and a number of my readers did too, so I decided to reprise it. But I wanted to focus on a different area. So I decided to go to Marymoor Park, a large park in the area with a number of vantage points. I found two that struck me–so each week (unless I’m sick or other major factors intervene) I will be posting pictures of those two places, taken from the same vantage point. I invite you to come along on my year-long journey with me.

Week 17: Hello and Happy New Year! We are headed into an Arctic cold snap here, and tonight it’s going to be in the mid-20’s, and then dip into the teens during the nights this week. We woke up to snow here, though down in Redmond where I take the pictures at Marymoor they only have a thick layer of frost. Posting bonus pictures today of our yard this morning. The difference a couple hundred feet in elevation makes can be quite a bit around here. And the snow we get here is often called “Seattle cement”–wet, gloppy, and subject to re-freezing and turning into crusty, thick frozen slush.

 

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Bonus pics of our yard:

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4 thoughts on “A Year of Marymoor: Week 17

  • 01/04/2017 at 7:23 pm
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    I look forward to following the trees!

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  • 01/03/2017 at 10:24 am
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    I live off of Avondale. At the top of the hill. We got a thin layer of snow but none on Avondale at all!
    Drove up to Rose Hill area and coyldnt believe how much snow was on the cars. Pretty interesting day it was. Lol
    Thank you for the pictures

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  • 01/03/2017 at 9:47 am
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    I love trees in the winter time, they look so stark. Lovely photos

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  • 01/02/2017 at 12:45 pm
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    How lovely!! Thanks for sharing and loads of love from chilly Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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