11.28.2012

morning

The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.
~W.B. Yeats

Oh, boy! All around the city holiday lights are popping up and it makes me smile a lot. This morning J. and I took a touristy detour before work to capture the space needle with a tree on top. Things like this always make my day.

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Apple Cider Caramels by Deb Perelman of smitten kitchen
Biodiversity Heritage Library photostream
Temporalist architecture, here here. by A. William Frederick of idiomill

camera: iphone, vscocam

10 comments:

  1. How festive! I didn't know they put a tree on top of the space needle. Do you think it will still be up the beginning of January? I will be in Seattle during that time.

    I was also going to ask if you have any advice for places to visit/things to see? I haven't been there since I was ten...

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  2. snow!! i love it. :)

    also, there is a tree on top of that!? (does that make it the tallest xmas tree ever or what? haha)

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  3. nice, didn't know they put a tree on top of the tower :)

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  4. Cole, in dreams, & Petra: The tree on the space needle is created from strands of lights. I'm sorry I didn't clarify that it wasn't a real tree, but a tree of lights! Here is a link to a more up close view: http://www.uptake.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/space-needle-seattle-xmas.jpg Cheers!

    Cole: I'm not sure how long they keep the lights up, but maybe it'll still be there in January. Fingers crossed for you! Here are a few ideas off the top of my head for your visit:
    -Delancey http://www.delanceyseattle.com/
    -Beecher's Handmade Cheese http://www.beechershandmadecheese.com/
    -Le Pichet http://www.lepichetseattle.com/pages/home.php
    -Underground Tour http://www.undergroundtour.com/
    -Gum Wall http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gum_Wall
    -concerts http://www.threeimaginarygirls.com/calendar.asp & http://www.thestranger.com/seattle/Search?search=music&hp
    -farmers' markets http://www.seattlefarmersmarkets.org/ & http://www.fremontmarket.com/
    -Fremont Troll/Statue of Lenin http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fremont_Troll & http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Statue_of_Lenin

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    1. Thank you! I am definitely going to see the gum wall and go to the Fremont Market. I have been hearing about Delancey from many different people, so it must be good!

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  5. It's always fun to look at your own city through the eyes of Tourists. We see very different things.

    I like the lighted tree.

    Happy day!

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  6. Holiday lights around a city are one of the most magical things! I'm from Chicago and when they turn the lights on, it just feels like Christmas :)

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  7. I was just thinking of this blog, and I was hoping I'd see another post soon. Thank you!

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  8. what a beautiful city scape! and a great quote...
    have a lovely Tuesday overthere!

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  9. Impressing quote! The world is always patient.

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