Showing posts with label Ralph Waldo Emerson. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Ralph Waldo Emerson. Show all posts

Monday, August 6, 2018

Raptor In The Grass ...


“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.”
   ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
    ~ 1803-1882
 A red-tailed hawk peers through the tall summer grass on its hunt for prey on a beautiful late August morning at Trexler Memorial Park, Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

No Skating ...

“In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.”
              ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
                    ~ 1803-1882
A midwinter snowfall cascades around the “No Skating” sign at the pond on a February afternoon at Trexler Memorial Park, Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Whitetails In The Winter Mist ...



“I please myself with the graces of the winter scenery, and believe that we are as much touched by it as by the genial influences of summer.”
                      ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
                                ~ 1803-1882

Four beautiful white-tailed deer does show off their whitetails in the winter mist as a light rain falls in the late afternoon in the park.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Hawk's Winter Watch ...



“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.”
                ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
                      ~ 1803-1882 
Regal Red-Tailed Hawk peers from a high perch, gazing over the winter landscape in search of prey as sunset beckons on a February evening at Trexler Memorial Park, Allentown, Pennsylvania.

This bird of prey is the most common hawk in North America.

Background texture by Jai Johnson added for artistic effect.