Many of you have asked where in the world I've been.

All I know is that after 7 plus years of blogging and a different lappy, which I don’t like, I seem to have lost my blogging fervor.

Someday, when you least expect it, I will post again.

For those of you still waiting I say thank you.

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Saturday, May 18, 2013

Sunday at the River

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The Wisconsin River makes its presence fully known in our city - - - bisecting it north to south.
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Its waters, sometimes placid and sometimes angry, separate this town in to an east side and a west side.

We live on the east side.
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Now that spring has finally sprung the river is completely free of ice for the first time in many many months.
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It is a magnet, drawing winter weary souls to its shores like bears emerging from hibernation.
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It is this city's best feature.  
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Its shores are lined with parks and trees.
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Ducks swim and fish in its waters.

Fisherhubbies do too.
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It boasts shoreline walkways that are popular with walkers, bikers, and skaters.
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Stately homes embellish its banks.

I often wish I lived in one of these.
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Families flock to its parks.

It is the life blood of my city.
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I'm joining Unknown Mami
For Sundays in My City.
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Please hurry over to Unknown Mami's to see
What's happening in other cities around blogland.
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33 comments:

retired not tired said...

Love walking by the water. Enjoyed your walk too!

Tara R. said...

Such a pretty park, and river walk. It definitely looks like spring has arrived.

Emily said...

Lovely photos of a lovely place! Stopping by via Sundays In My City.

65 Roses for Marcia said...

Gorgeous walk!

Heather Smith said...

What a great walk!

Lea Culp said...

Wow! what a beautiful place and how blessed you are to live nearby. All we have are bayous and dirty rivers. :o) But, they are lovely in a different way. Happy Lord's Day!

Charlotte Huffman said...

Beautiful! Have a great Sunday!

LV said...

Was nice seeing the life blood of your city. Definitely is a place to would want to go,relax, and enjoy the day.

Laurie Matherne said...

I am glad to know that the river is being used for many types of recreation. It looks like Spring is there, finally.

Lori E said...

Sounds like it a hub of activity in the area. Does it get higher in the spring? I know our local rivers are extremely high right now and there are many large trees floating down the river at a high speed.
After dinner with some friends last night we walked over to the walkway by the river and it was wonderful to see the people out walking their dogs.

StarTraci said...

So beautiful! You make me want to move to Wisconsin!

Have a great week!
:-)
Traci

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Beautiful! I would like your area in the late spring/summer!

Linda

Robyn@SimplyMe1970 said...

Wow how beautiful is that.. I could surely get used to living around something like that.. Your photos were beautiful..

Dorothy said...

What a great place to have nearby!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

It looks like it's greened up overnight! I love a nice trail to walk on and how nice it would be to live close by! Enjoy your Sunday my friend!

Debby@Just Breathe said...

It is absolutely beautiful!

Vidya Sury said...

How very soothing the photos are, Keetha! Gorgeous!

nancygrayce said...

Couldn't you have lived on the other side of the river making this The West Side Story??? Feeling silly this afternoon....beautiful words and river! It's amazing how quickly you've gone from white to lush green!

Bi Ti said...

Thank you for the lovely walk by the water and for visiting us at pret-a-vivre.com
I think I'll do the book then the movie too now :)

podso said...

Such a good post! And the photos are wonderful. Just walking past those beautiful homes must be fun.

Cyndy Newsome said...

Oh, these are all so so pretty!
I love the water, time by (or on) the water is my favorite time.

Rawknrobyn.blogspot.com said...

Your city's lifeblood is gorgeous.

Take care, Keetha, and thanks for the well wishes.
xoRobyn

traci's mixed bag said...

So so pretty. I want to take a blanket and lay on it under one of those trees and watch the river manifest whatever emotion it's feeling at the time.

Suzy said...

Very pretty and lovely pics.

blogitse said...

This winter and spring has been weird and long.
Yesterday it was only +10 in Madrid, here in Málaga it was nice till 1 then it changed to cold and windy. In Finland it's been hot, nor fair! :)
But let's enjoy snowless life! :)

42N said...

Water is a magnet. We were at the Mississippi River yesterday waving at Wisconsin.

Keri said...

Beautiful pictures Mom!!

lisa5477 said...

You make it sound wonderful!

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

Hi Keetha,
Oh I love that river and the parks and walkways around it.
Spring truly has sprung!
Come by and say hi soon!
Hugs,
Cindy

Sandy said...

Beautiful Wi. River...Hardest working river in the USA....
St. Pt. has an east side and west
side...COLD, COLD crossing her in the
winter...BRR...Beautiful river all yr. round
Thanks for the pictures..
Love from NC

Martin LaBar said...

Ah. Wisconsin in May! Thanks for posting these photos.

Erin said...

It's a beautiful river! Look at that luscious green grass!

Unknown Mami said...

It's a lovely place to let Fisherhubbies roam free.