Weekly Photo Challenge: Minimalist


A few days ago I visited Lynnwood’s Heritage Park hoping to tour a vintage trolley car from the Seattle – Everett Interurban Railway and learn a little about the town’s pre-Depression era poultry boom as the second largest egg producing area in the country.  This three acre city park is actually the final resting place for a number of historic buildings that were moved to make way for freeway expansion projects but a post about the collection will have to wait for another day.  The restored trolley car was behind a  locked gate and the buildings were closed for the season so I wandered through the wet grass taking pictures some pretty fall mushrooms.

Posted as part of the Weekly Photo Challenge:  Minimalist.


A Word A Week: Angle

Untitled – Artist: Bruce West. Stainless Steel Sculpture

This week Sue’s dictionary has opened to the word “Angle”. I spent a day wondering if I had any photos in my files with interesting angles before reluctantly deciding I might have to skip this challenge. I left the house to return a stack of library books and from my parking space at the Library saw this amazing piece of angular public art in The City of Lynnwood Veterans Park on the Civic Center campus. In 1999, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1040 began development of the veterans’ memorial in the plaza to honor local veterans of past wars. This park is a beautiful, quiet space in the middle of a very busy part of town and my pictures here are yet another reminder that I really need to slow down and look more closely at my everyday surroundings.

To see more original interpretations of the word “Angle” please visit Sue at A Word in Your Ear: Angle.