Showing posts with label pond. Show all posts
Showing posts with label pond. Show all posts

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The Swan's Winter Evening ...



“Those who find beauty in all of nature will find themselves at one with the secrets of life.”
                      ~ L. Wolfe Gilbert
                ~Russian-born American songwriter 
                     of Tin Pan Alley
                      ~ 1886-1970
A beautiful mute swan serenely glides along the pond on an early February evening at Trexler Memorial Park, Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Gull On Winter's Pond ...




“Perfect speed … is being there.”
                 ~from “Jonathan Livingston Seagull”
                                                 ~ 1970
                                     ~ by Richard Bach
                                                       ~ born 1936

A Laughing Gull glides along the pond, soaking in winter’s beauty on a February evening at Trexler Memorial Park, Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Monday, June 8, 2015

Love Flows Sweetly ...



"Sweet spring full of sweet days and roses,
a box where sweets compacted lie."
                                             ~ George Herbert
                                                             ~ 1593-1633

Sweet mallard ducklings swim close to their mama
as a June sunset kisses them with light on the pond
at Trexler Memorial Park, Allentown, Pennsylvania. 

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The Sign Red No Skating ...



"That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet."
                                                           ~ Emily Dickinson
                                                                                ~1830-1886

Waxing nostalgic on a quiet winter's day
by the pond at Trexler Memorial Park,
Allentown, Pennsylvania. 

Saturday, June 28, 2014

He's So Fine ...


"He's so fine, wish he were mine ..."
                       ~ "He's So Fine"
                                      ~ The Chiffons,
                                                         1963

It seems this white domestic duck may have been
impressed with the other duck's splashing antics, thinking, 
"He's so fine!" on a June evening at 
Trexler Memorial Park, Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Ah, summer love! 

Sweet Life ...


"We're living such a sweet life
Oh what a neat life, making our
dreams come true ..."
                         "Sweet Life"
                                         ~ Paul Davis
                                                       1978

Adorable mallard ducklings are 
just beginning their sweet life in
June at Trexler Memorial Park,
Allentown, Pennsylvania. 

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Out Here On My Own ...


"Always reaching
For that rising star
To guide me far
And shine me home
Out here on my own."
                ~ "Out Here On My Own"
                              from the 1980 musical film "Fame"

 Canada goose in the windswept waves on a chilly April day
at Trexler Memorial Park, Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Frosted Sugar ...


"If winter comes, can spring be far behind?"
                   ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley,
                                                          1792-1822

                               "Ode to the West Wind"

The pond at Trexler Memorial Park, Allentown, Pennsylvania looks as 
if it's been frosted with sugar on a recent winter day.

Sunday, February 23, 2014

On Frozen Pond


Canadian geese gather before sunset recently on the frozen pond
at Trexler Memorial Park, Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Sugared Canvas


"Snow on one side of the canvas, silence on the other.
I'd call that a perfect painting." ~ Jarod Kintz

The snow covered pond at Trexler Memorial Park, Allentown, Pennsylvania looks
as if it were dusted with sugar on a December afternoon.