Open spaces

Saturday was too nice a day to spend indoors. With a chance of snow on Sunday and Monday it will be the last 55F (17C) day we'll have for awhile.

I needed to get out of the apartment so I got on the motorcycle and took a ride out to the Plains Conservation Center. It was easy to get to and looked like a good place to spot some hawks. I saw several large hawks and a lot of prairie dogs.

Over the past few years I have come to value our parks, trails, open-space and wildlife preserves more than I use too. I buy an annual State Parks pass each year as a way to help support the parks. Living in the big city for the last 30 years, the parks and open-space preserves provide a place to go for a few hours to get away from all the hustle and noise of the city.

1 comment:

Nick said...

The first one sounds so cute.