I'm on Westport Jetty, about one third way in. Can't quite see Japan from here, but close enough!
My shimpaku is growing https://www.flickr.com/photos/isagalaev/42374063311
At a local Bed, Bath and beyond. Weed became normal pretty quickly, I think.
I finally did it! I ran the marathon distance around Lake Sammamish. 26.2 miles, 4 hours 13 minutes, two gel packs. Also, my shoes are completely in tatters. Not because of the marathon, I did 958 miles in them overall :-)