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Recent retiree--35 year's experience teaching reading, English, adult basic education and volunteer leadership skills. Started this blog to exchange ideas and commentary with friends and others having an interest in joining the discussions. Greatest life accomplishments include: 1.organized my 3rd grade class to check out library books for me to get around librarian's weekly limit--Amazon.com, the Mullins Elementary 3rd Grade Class of 1956 is still waiting for "thank you" notes; 2. volunteered in the Peace Corps, island of St. Kitts, West Indies; 3.taught adults to read, earn their GEDs., and speak English as a second language; 4. bought a border collie puppy for $6, got evicted rather than give him up, and began a life-long love affair with all things "Dog"; 5. joined a physical fitness boot camp in my mid-50s--don't mess with someone who's been doing regulation pushups in wet grass at 5:30 a.m.; 6. walked across Northern England with best friend Sally--over 80 miles from the Irish to North Seas; and 7. travelled to many foreign countries for pleasure and work.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Watery Wednesday - Corporate Duck Pond

Last Sunday evening I drove past a favorite spot in my neighborhood as the sun was beginning to set. At one of Louisville's corporate headquarters there's this small pond with a walking path all around and arched bridge spanning the pond. It is enjoyed by employees as well as people in the community who come here regularly to feed the ducks and walk around the pond, sometimes with their dogs.

Sunday was a gorgeous day with white billowy clouds as you can see reflected in the water. The sunset was a yellow glow against the clear blue sky:

The ducks were in luck today. One family came with a sack of cracked corn which everyone seemed to enjoy as a change from stale bread for dinner. I don't think these guys waited the recommended half hour after dinner to go swimming!

Another view of the pond and woodland area with a walking trail. You begin to see the sunset reflected in the water.
I'm glad that we have this little watery escape in the middle of one of Louisville's industrial parks. The ducks appreciate it too, I'm sure.

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joanygee said...

You are so lucky to have so many beautiful things and places to capture. Wonderful capture!

Jan n Jer said...

Love Love that first shot Faye...it is very frame worthy! What a lovely place to visit...such a nice assortment of ducks too! I can just imagine how peaceful it must be to walk around in this beautiful setting!

TexWisGirl said...

how nice of the family to bring corn! that first scene is gorgeous!

George said...

This looks like a wonderful place for a walk. I really like the way you've captured the reflections of the sky in the water. I'm sure the ducks really enjoyed the cracked corn.

NatureFootstep said...

nice pond. A great place to rest for a while. :)

Southwest Arkie said...

I like to watch ducks on the water, so funny bobbing under and popping back up- lovely photos!

Redruby said...

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