Friday, November 13, 2009


It is mid-November - or so the calendar says - and we are still enjoying our daily walks at the Farmersville-Jackson Twp. Park as though it was a month earlier. The air was warm (62), the air was still and I enjoyed the sight of the pines reflecting in the tranquil water.

This deciduous tree near the ponds north edge doubled itself in the pond's surface.

And this lovely view beneath the pines which line the western edge of the pine suggested a nice place to lie down and take a nap. The pine needles and scattered cones looked positively warm in the golden rays of the setting sun.

While we (Mom and I) were driving to the pond for our walk, I noticed two sundogs, points of rainbow colors on either side of the sun. Slight cirrus clouds provided just enough water vapor for the prismatic action. I hoped to photograph them but like all ephemeral things, they were gone by the time I arrived and parked the car.
It is better that way. What we cannot quite grasp becomes all the more dear to us.