When we arrived in the city Tuesday evening after the long train ride from Pittsburgh we walked down to the Hudson River after supper. It was dark so I didn’t see the colorful crocheted blankets on the trees.
Then yesterday we were on Hudson Street and WHOA- there they were brightening up the landscape.
Here’s an article about the creator of the project – Holly Boardman owner of Musée Lingerie on Christopher says ” It takes about one hour to crochet a single square, and we have over 1,880 squares on our Christopher Street block. That took about 80 days!”
A total transformation of ordinary tree trunks into colorful street art
Here’s the first one I spotted on Hudson Street and then we rounded the corner on Christopher…
WordPress has taken a week off from the Weekly Photo Challenge but fellow blogger Cee Neuner has created a Just A Fun Challenge- Hidden
check out her cats, hiding on Cee’s Blogpost
if you’ve been following me since June 2010 you’ve seen my grandkids hiding under the Japanese Maple in their front yard.
Light Through the Redbud Leaves
My granddaughter Anna (13) texted me this photo from Ohio, just after I returned to Pittsburgh. I’d a week’s visit with both families. It was warm enough to play at the playground today.
I thought it a good composition
Then she sent me the second photo and I could see some warm lights through the trees.
You might remember Anna’s photo of the pick-up truck full of mannequin legs on a snowy highway. From 4 years ago Click to see Anna’s photo from 2012
Cheri Lucas Rowlands presented the Weekly Photo Challenge
Circle “you might consider what this familiar shape represents: the cycle of life and death, infinity, perfection, and more.”
As I pulled down Laura and James’ driveway, I saw the Christmas tree at the curb, ready for pick-up.
Charlie’s first Christmas tree.
He was six months old on Christmas Day.
I put the emergency brake on, got out and saw the blogpost photo for the weekly photo challenge.
Update Monday afternoon : So I went and bought a saw at Loews this morning and cut a slice off the bottom to make an ornament for next year’s tree. Thanks Julia for the idea.
Not quite alliteration with the “g” but this is one majestic tree in Highland Park, Pittsburgh PA.
Ginkgo has several spellings and there are male and female trees. The golden fan leaves make it one of the prettiest trees in autumn.
View one of the Giant Golden Ginkgo Tree
View 2 I felt the telephone pole was in the way but the light is different from this angle.