Having grown up in Florida, when I hiked past this, all I could think is that someone had thrown a starfish against the tree and it stuck. Along the Neuse River Greenway Trail in Raleigh.
The combination of yellow sun, pink sky, and blue clouds made for a spectacular rainbow of colors on the Neuse River in Raleigh.
This heron lost his footing on his perch and about tumbled off the tree. It made for a pretty spectacular show of his wingspan in the morning light. Along the Neuse River in Raleigh.
They opened the dam back up yesterday to move out some of the weekend rain. Seems like it’s been a wet winter so far.
A different perspective. Along the Neuse River Greenway Trail, in Raleigh.
Along the Neuse River Greenway Trail in Raleigh
On Falls Lake, in Raleigh.
Sitting on the edge of a fogged-in Neuse River on the last warm morning of the Fall just watching the herons. I’m almost asleep now, just thinking about it.
The water and sky blend to make Falls Lake a bit otherworldly (it’s a word- I checked). On a very foggy morning in Raleigh.
Nature is pretty amazing. It just grows. If there is any opportunity, it makes it happen. Even if it is straight out of the side of a tree. On the shore of Falls Lake, in Raleigh.