|New Playground at the end of the Lake|
My wife and I were taking a walk around the lake behind our home. It's been some months since springtime when I was last there and surprise surprise. This end of the lake is most popular with families and sometimes they have summer concerts there. Of course the cultural origin of the music is mostly immigrant.
Newer boat dock replaces the old rotten one that was there and the wooden deck in the background along the shoreline with steps and lakeside seats is a new addition which wasn't there previously.
|The New Playground. Let's hope it lasts|
|A common site not mentioned |
in the Tourist brochures
We had similar giant log climbing pieces in parks in Southern California. The difference being the absence of mosses and lichens on ours.
Notice in the background a little foot trail with climbing ropes for little kids. It doesn't go to far. Just a small loop.
These Swings were really kool. Not exactly created and restricted to little kids. Even adults could enjoy these Swings. Sorry for the sideways image, but they were not that way originally. Below here is an important warning however on this new rubberized matting which apparently has some health issues:
New Study – Many carcinogens found in Yale analysis of crumb rubber infill and playground mulch surfacing
|Picnic Area in the background near the lake.|
The two top photos are examples of islands created out in the middle of this rather long lake. In Springtime this place is crazy with all manner of bird species like Ducks, Geese, Coots, Sea Gulls and other Sea Birds that fly inland away from the sea water coastal areas to nest in shallow freshwater lakes and marshes of which there are literally millions here.