two days in a row at mallard lake

we sat here and watched the sunset

we sat here and watched the sunset

i simply let the world go by this weekend reading, curling up in bed, listening to music and lots of naps in between.  guiltlessly abandoning the usual chores, even cancelling prior engagements.  i was pretty much cooped up except for mass on sunday and two afternoons at mallard lake.

saturday, though it did not rain at sundown, was dark and cloudy. the sun was nowhere to be seen.  sunday however, though wet in the morning, turned out be a real treat.  it was a gorgeous day.

mallard lake, as always, is delightful.  it is a favorite haven close to home, a convenient escape from madness.  hubby packed light dinner on both evenings.  we took easy strolls but mostly enjoyed the scenery and the evening breeze very much grateful for the beauty around us.




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18 Responses to two days in a row at mallard lake

  1. Amy says:

    So glad to hear you had a relaxing weekend, Lola. Such a beautiful lake area to enjoy nature. I love these beautiful photo. The deer is so lovely, and the bird…

  2. arlene says:

    Wonderful photos as usual lolaWi.

  3. Girl Gone Expat says:

    Such a lovely area, so nice to have these little pieces of heaven so close! Wonderful photos. I especially liked the one of the red winged blackbird, sure sign summer is here:)

  4. nowathome says:

    Really beautiful there! Glad you had a great time!

  5. Really lovely scenes, Lola. Love the bench photo, and your daisies also made me smile. 🙂 xx

  6. Vivien says:

    Wow the pictures are beautiful, gallery caliber!!! Glad that you are able to enjoy the weekend at Mallard Lake, it is a peaceful place just to sit watch the birds, the ducks at the lake, and just savor the beauty of nature.

  7. restlessjo says:

    What a beautiful and serene place, LolaWi. That deer, just peeking… a breath-holding moment. 🙂 We need times like this.

    • lolaWi says:

      thank you so much, Jo! 🙂 isn’t it cute! so gracious to just stand still while i took pictures. we’re blessed to have this piece of haven so convenient. i’m glad you like it 🙂

  8. Laura says:

    Beautiful place!

  9. Ady says:

    What a great seat to watch the sunset !!! Loved the flowers and the birdie 🙂

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