Tag Archives: Audubon Park

Summer Treat #24 – Audubon Park after sunset

We took a bike ride to the river and then around the park once.  The fountains look like campfires on the water, and the moon was setting between the pines.  

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Summer Treat #19: The wading pool

One of my favorite spots in the summer, especially when the water is clear and there’s no one there.  A personal oasis about a mile from home. More details and photos of this beautiful landmark here.

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Wordless Wednesdays: the Tree of Life

I didn’t name it.  That’s the name everyone I know uses for this beautiful tree in Audubon Park.  See the round light glow part way up the trunk?  That’s either a spot on my camera lens, or an angel, or … Continue reading

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Operation turtle rescue

My friend Stephanie and I were walking in Audubon Park today when we came across this baby red eared slider turtle precariously navigating the paved path, dozens of yards from any water source. Normally, I’m a “let nature take its … Continue reading

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Well, hello there, Fall! Plus a caption contest . . .

What a delightful day.  Breezy, with even a hint of sun this afternoon. And when I went for a walk this evening I found myself transported to fall and even beyond to Christmas time.  It’s so odd how the feel … Continue reading

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NOLA summer evenings

While it’s just too hot during the day to want to venture out much, evenings are a different story.  I’ve always said that the best way to enjoy NOLA in the summer is to behave like a vampire.  Nap during … Continue reading

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Stillness Sundays: Another hidden gem

I’ll share with you another favorite “secret” place in New Orleans.  In truth, it’s in plain sight, not far from a major street and just steps from the Audubon Zoo, but lots of people don’t seem to know about it. … Continue reading

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