Along The Trail

Photography by Steve daPonte

Sometimes there are interesting places that are in the middle of your neighborhood or maybe right in your own backyard.

This little park I found between the Library and the Post Office is for the most part left to fend for itself. A carpet of pine needles blankets the ground and pinecones are left to fall where they may. That is what I like most about this place as most everything else around here is manicured to perfection. But, is not the way of nature in and of itself perfection enough?


The fern-lined path on a cool fall day in Florida provides relief from the constant heat and makes for a pleasant walk. I felt thankful that I did not have to continually wipe the sweat from my face as I looked through the viewfinder.


As I walked observing  the nature around me, I slowed down long enough to notice the…

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3 thoughts on “Along The Trail

  1. Steve, I like the way you notice “little things” in nature. On my daily walk I noticed some pretty lavender blooms on some weeds. Took some home & snapped pics… they look fantastick. One would never guess they’re lowly weeds….


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