Spencer Dog Park
Dogs need to socialize too. Some of the dogs were terrified on their first visit and others had a blast.
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Between the Cathedral and the Old Courthouse Museum
I went to the Falls Park again and underestimated the number of people who had the same idea. So much for the idea of making another photo in Falls Park.
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Plenty of Options to Choose From
Another photo from rib fest when they were in town.
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Falls Overlook Cafe
The storm system gave a bit more rain earlier. It was darker because of the cloud cover, but it didn't last long. The day got brighter before the sun finally set.
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The Water Falls Through It
Before it reached the main waterfalls, the river water had to go through series of mini falls.
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Windy Day at the Falls
My intention was to make a long exposure photo to get the streaking clouds. The clouds were less intense compared to earlier that day. It was quite windy.
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DeWitt Theatre Arts Center
A photo of one of the Northwestern College campus building I made when visiting Orange City for a High School graduation party.
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Blue Bunny Ice Cream
We made a quick visit to Le Mars, Iowa, the ice cream capital of the world. It was the perfect that to have an ice cream. For me, that is almost every day.
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Quiet and Peaceful Neighborhood
The sun had just set; we were about to get some supper. I sneaked a quick look at the beautiful colors of the sky.
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The sun was less intense in the last few days. It provided a few days with cooler temperature.
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South East Edge of Town
Looking at sunset from the edge of town. It was a long day, but rest day just around the corner.
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Football Field at Riverdale Park
I drove around to find a different scene of the sunset. I eventually ended up in this park I've never been to.
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An affordable way to get some fresh strawberries while learning how to harvest them.
There were a few people at the lake fishing, kayaking, but there were spots that you can just enjoy the beauty as if you were the only one there.
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Park Closes at 10 PM
The sign can be found throughout the park. It was around 7 pm and the sun had not set yet.
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Floating on the Glassy Lake
The day was so calm that lake was almost like a mirror.
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It was a nice day for fishing. There was hardly any wind and the sun was shining brightly. As you can see here.
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Activities Around the Lake
There were a few days of calm and warm days between the storms and the rain. This day was one of those days.
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One of the shows at the It's All About Science event. We were having fun while learning.
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New Belt Award Ceremony
Everybody is proud of what they have accomplished. Some reached their goal, some other are still working on theirs.
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It's All About Science
An annual science festival to instigate kids' interest in science-related topics. The subject spans from bio-mechanic to chemistry.
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A flower to start the work week. I am hoping for a good week for you and me.
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BBQ and Live Music
The annual Rib Fest was in town and I got free admission tickets.
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Walk in the Park
Back on one of the main paths, on our way back home.
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Bush Flowers Along the Path
Tiny bush flowers found along the hiking path at the park.
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Annual Growth Rings
I hope I am a better person than I was yesterday.
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The Path That Leads You Home
There are several paths you can take, depends on how far of a hike you want to do. We did almost 4 miles that day.
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Got Too Close to the River
The river brings life to the ecosystem around it. But if you get too close, you might get swept away. It gives and takes away.
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Wild Flowers by the Path
There were other similar flowers throughout the park
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A Good Day at the State Park
It is something simple, a hike around the park. The weekend is here and there is nothing preventing me from being outside with this nice of a weather.
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High School Graduation
A milestone in one's life. A new journey is about to start for these young adults.
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End to a Long Sunday
This past week was a heavy one. An older friend passed away and I have stuff that I am struggling with. Making photo helps me in figuring things out.
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Should Have Stayed Longer
After another game, I went straight home. I could stay longer and made photos, but my cloudy mind thought that I should go home instead.
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One Tough Flower
A tulip survived and blooms despite surrounded by dead branches.
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Sunset over the River
I was searching for a different point of view from the park, right after a game of disc golf.
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Spring in Black and White
The shape and texture of spring.
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Reaching Up to the Blue Sky
Another scene from a beautiful day of spring.
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Walk to the Greener Side
Instead of keep looking for the greener side, why don't we enjoy and appreciate how green our side gets.
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Nice Seeing Green
After seeing mostly white, brown, gray for awhile, green is definitely a nice change. I am celebrating the nice weather by being outside.
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Young Foliage over the Blue Sky
After a quick game of disc golf, I took a stroll around the park. It was a good start for the week.
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Warmer and Greener
I put in my first few holes of disc golf for the year. I realized how out of shape I was; definitely, need to be more active.
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Sunset and Disc Golf Course
It has been awhile since I played last. This year is the time for me to start playing again. It was a nice weekend to be outside.
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Warmer weather means dandelion's back, not to mention the lawn care chores.
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Suspension Bridge to Walk On
It is too bad that somebody had to ruin it for everyone else.
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Single Lane Path
It felt it was in the middle of nowhere, but the highway is not too far from where we were.
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Have Stood Here for Years
A few of the trees here have survived for years. Amongst the casualties of storms and diseases, they stood big and tall.
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Beaver Creek Curve
The chaos in between; it's nature's way to find harmony.
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We could find these flowers throughout the trail.
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