Tuesday, December 22, 2009
Lessons Learned on a Winter Walk
There is a small park, not far from our home, where I love to wander with my camera.
In the summer, there are people strolling, eating lunch, reading, walking their dogs, fishing, and supervising children at play.
Today, I had the park to myself.
These are some of the thoughts I had, while enjoying a peaceful break from holiday preparations:
It's sometimes easier to strike out on a new path than to follow an old one.
Everything that passed this way has left a mark, although these signs can be difficult to interpret.
Still water freezes into static sheets; where there's a running stream, the ice dances on, and interacts with, the water.
With so much of the color gone from the landscape, it is easier to find beauty in unexpected places.
Each season carries within it the seed of the next.
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul." -John Muir
See other photos at Winter Walk at Hovey Pond Park