I realized I labeled the photo of the day for May 5, 2010 as May 6. So the picture of my cute kitten is actually for May 5. Here are my photos of the last few days – which I would upload sooner if it wasn’t for dial-up Internet that doesn’t allow me to upload photos, or even send emails these days.
May 6, 2010
Water droplet hanging off an orchid.
May 7, 2010
Spinning around at the Amherst fair.
May 8, 2010
Chocolate cake - well I guess it's really a tart.
May 9, 2010
Mom's beautiful and delicious bread.
May 10, 2010
Two male ducks. A macro lens would have made this photo more interesting, as I should keep distance from animals.
May 4, 2010
Ducks swim in sludge at the UMass Amherst campus pond.
January 21, 2010
Pumphouse and Italian Garden
My flat-mate and I strolled through some portions of Hyde Park today. I was a romantic site with the sun setting as we walked south west. We started at the Marble Arch corner, made our way to the Italian fountains. Despite being winter, through out the park were winter gardens and giant trees that rival those of Central Park. We walked beside the boomerang-shaped pond observing the waterfowl until we found the Peter Pan Statue. We saw the Queen’s temple, which looked quite lonely in the middle of the lawn. On our walk towards the Serpentine Gallery we smiled at all the cute dogs running beside their owners. The gallery displayed many 21st century artifacts including wind turbines, economy airline seats, armor, and information about some displays on an Amazon Kindle. from the gallery, we walked further south west to the Albert Memorial, which was one of the most unbelievable memorials I have ever seen. It was abundant with gold, marble statues, and it towered high above topped off with a cross. We made our way north as the sun was setting.
Of course there is even much more to see in Hyde Park and we will certainly be back through out our stay.