The weather warmed up for a pleasant walk around the Mill Bay, Mill Springs and Deer Park vicinities. Lots of photo ops, especially nature ones. Map and photos below. -- DeNNis.
|We parked behind Serious Coffee (top right) and did a counter-clockwise loop as shown. Most of|
the street names are readable on the map. Finished with an enjoyable coffee at Serious Coffee.
|California Lilac in full bloom.|
|Black Locust trees on Partridge Rd.|
|John H., being from Alberta, always gets excited about snow |
of any kind.
|He must be frightened - his tail hair is standing on end.|
|I'll just go a little further up and maybe they won't see me.|
|Don't move and nobody will notice me.|
|Different looking fungi growing here.|
|Big Leaf Maple starting from an old stump.|
|Another Arbutus finding its way through the forest.|
|Water wheel at Deer Park - Mill Springs border.|
|My version of this same water wheel when I lived across|
from it about 2004 and it was actually working.
(Can be seen on the Woodcarvers Quilt in the YSAG room.)
|John C. on the workout bench.|
|Sign on the rear of the Serious Coffee building.|