"No apples. Please. And no crowded mishmash of ugly symbols. Let's pick one thing and show that. The most beautiful and timeless designs so far are the simple ones. Washington is the Evergreen State, so let's showcase our evergreens and our mountains. ... But please, no apples."Heh. I halfway expected that no one would ever read my opinion. But now I know that it was not only read, but it struck enough of a nerve that The Times thought it was worth printing.
From the article, I get the impression that we're likely to either get Mt Rainier alone (my preference) or an annoying jumble of images including Mt Rainier. I wouldn't object to this idea, either: "Our quarter should show an orca breaching on its side with Mount Rainier in the background... Unbridled beauty and freedom." Yeah, I could live with that.