Saturday, July 16, 2011

Saturday Snapshots

To participate in the Saturday Snapshot meme post a photo that you (or a friend or family member) have taken then leave a direct link to your post on Alyce's blog At Home With Books. Photos can be old or new, and be of any subject as long as they are clean and appropriate for all eyes to see. How much detail you give in the caption is entirely up to you. Please don’t post random photos that you find online.
Columbus just opened a new park along the riverfront. It's call the Scioto Mile.
Along the mile are columns with pergolas above and some metal porch swings. Fountains of fish spewing water line the walkway.

And large shallow plates overflow with flowers.

I wondered where everyone was going, until we came to the end -- filled with fountains that shoot up from the ground and spritz down from above. On this hot day, the park was filled with people. All I could think was "Oh, the humanity!"

I caught these girls with the sun behind them enjoying relief from the heat.

16 comments:

bermudaonion said...

What fun! I love the fish fountain!

Coffee and a Book Chick said...

These pictures are absolutely gorgeous! Columbus really has some cool things going on there, I love it!

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

Oh, these look delightful! Who doesn't enjoy sprays or sprinkles of water on a hot day!

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readerofthepack said...

I love the contrast of the people against the white water! Looks like fun!

Kay said...

What a gorgeous park! I love unique fountains and I think the fish fountain qualifies. LOL

Kids just love those areas with water shooting up. We have a couple of those in the area where we are living now.

Louise said...

I still love those fountains that shoot water, those kids look like thy're having a great time .

Sheila (Bookjourney) said...

These are wonderful pics and the flowers are beautiful!

Alyce said...

That looks like a lovely park! The shooting fountains look like great fun!

Bev Hankins said...

I love the two fountains! It would be a lot of fun to run through the large fountains--especially today. It's pretty hot here (and due to get hotter the next several days).

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Trish said...

That's the best way to beat the heat! I like the idea of fountains for large numbers of people rather than swimming pools . . .

Kaye said...

Oh, that looks like such a wonderful place! So refreshing. I just love the fish sculpture.

(Diane) Bibliophile By the Sea said...

I love the fountains and flowers. Seems like a great place to walk or run.

Leslie said...

The hotter the weather gets the more I like the fountain parks. The fish fountain is very cool looking.

Lucia said...

i'd love one of those in my backyard right now! It is so hot!

Linda said...

I love those fish.

Marie said...

Great photos. What a great place for a walk or to cool off! I love the water fountains.

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