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So Much to See #12 (3/16/2008)
It still surprises me when I find places in town that I haven't come across before. This week's picture is of one such place. Most of the pictures I post have at least some quality that draws my eye to them from among those that I take. Not so this week. It's kind of a drab photo taken on an overcast day.What did draw me this week was that this is a place I didn't know existed.
I don't often make it to the part of town where it is located. No, it's not really anything special. It's just a little different. Some place you wouldn't notice if it wasn't in your neighborhood...and maybe not even then.So this week, I'll give a few hints. It isn't a Lawrence landmark, like Hobbs field, the Castle Tea Room, or the locomotive in the "Train Park" . Nor is it located on a major street.It has a name, but I'd never heard of it before, even though I've spent most of my adult life living here in Lawrence. It is located in a quiet section of town. I suspect it doesn't see many visitors. But today, one of the last few grey days of winter, it was there.
Somehow the trees remind me of those from The Wizard of Oz , with their arms/limbs reaching upward.
Here is the complete picture. Click to see a larger image:
I still think it would be scary walking among those trees on a dark, stormy night.Patty and Dorothy had the right idea, but Cody is the one who named the park: