Saturday, December 24, 2016

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Monday, December 12, 2016

Snowy park bench



Snow claims the park bench,

alluring place to sit no more,

waiting until spring.

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Monday, November 28, 2016

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Monday, November 14, 2016

Tree bones



Trees stripped of their leaves

gracefully stand bare in brown.

Beautiful tree bones.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016

Monday, October 31, 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

Monday, October 10, 2016

Barren branches



Branches in the sun,

barren of their summer's leaves.

Ready for winter.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Friday, August 26, 2016

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Pond watchers



Two green backed herons

enjoying the morning sun,

perched over the pond.

Monday, July 25, 2016

As dusk settles in





As dusk settles in

richness of colors spring forth,

exposing the depth.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Fishing for breakfast



Fishing for breakfast

the Great Egret makes a splash.

A minnow it is!

Monday, July 11, 2016

Friday, July 1, 2016

Friday, June 24, 2016

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Dance of the carp




Twisting and turning

large carp churning up the pond.

Rough fish on the move.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Runners




Lead runners blur by.

Going all out for a mile run.

Exhilarating!

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Sunday, April 24, 2016

No longer submerged



Like bumps on a log,

Painted Turtles sun themselves.

No longer submerged.

Monday, April 18, 2016

Wood Duck Couple



Swimming in the creek, 

Wood Duck pair gracefully goes,

contrasting colors.

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Monday, April 4, 2016

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Cairn along the trail





Cairn along the trail,

marking the path for others.

Thanks for the guidance.

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Ice Out




Ice has left the pond.

A new season has begun.

Warm welcome to spring!

Monday, March 14, 2016

Standing firmly






Back home from the south,

Great Blue Heron stands firmly,

waiting for ice melt.

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Waiting for spring






Standing by the pond.

Stripped bare of yellow pedals.

Waiting for the spring.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Tracks across the ice






Tracks across the ice.

Snow cover like powered sugar.

Signs of a mallard.

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Sunday, January 3, 2016