Best Northwest 2019 to July 14

with Jackline and Elston Hill
Feb 2, 2019, two days before opening of new tunnel under downtown Seattle.
February 2, walking the old viaduct prior to its removal.
And walking through the old tunnel.
February 21, 2019, looking across at Mount Rainier from Crystal Mountain where 118 inches had fallen in the last week.
March 5, 2019. Four of the largest
cranes on the west coast on their way
from China to Tacoma. These cranes
will be used to unload the new mega
ships with 18,000 containers.
March 9, 2019, visiting the Moore Theatre built by my great Uncle in 1907 in time for the
Great Exposition in Seattle.
March 20, 2019. Full moon setting behind the Olympic Mountains on the Olympic Peninsula as seen from our deck.
March 6, 2019. Seattle Spheres (Amazon)
A 60 foot wall of plants.
April 9, 2019, tearing down the Alaska Way Viaduct. A several month project.
April 11, 2019. Aldrin's Extravehiular visor and gloves worn on the first moon landing on Apollo 11. Museum of Flight and Smithsonian
Traveling special exhibit on Apollo 11.
April 14, 2019. Spring flowers in our neighborhood.
LeMay America's Car Museum, Tacoma, April 24, 2019
Mark Pearson dropped out of the
University of Washington in 1968 to
join the Brothers Four. On April 27,
2019 he celebrated the completion of
his Bachelors Degree at age 72.
May 1, 2019, container ship with over 5,500 containers sails past our house from Tacoma to Asia.
May 2, 2019. Shore bird migration at Grays Harbor, WA.
May 3, 2019, Sea Lions and Common Loon at Westport.
Note blue on necks of some of these Brandt cormorants.
Snowy Plover
More shore birds at Bottle Beach
May 4, bald eagles north of Ocean Shores on beach eating a pile of fish heads.

and flowers
May 14, flowers after rain in Burien
May 17, 2019, Jackie wears wedding dress from May 28, 1988.

Below. Opening of Highline Museum, June 2019
June 16, 2019, lowest tide of the year, Tongue Point, Salt Creek Park, Olympic Peninsula.
From the ferry, June 17, 2019
June 26, 2019, Sunset from our deck.
Sunset, June 20, 2019
Pike Place Market, July 4, 2019
July 4, viaduct coming down.
July 4, 2019, fireworks from our deck