Here are a few pictures of my first outing since…. I can’t go many places, but I can go to the park if I stay off of the playground equipment. My first outing was a walk around L.E. Ray Park.
I liked how the sun was reflecting off of the grass.
The geese will leave you along, as long as you don’t go near their babies.
It was to pretty today not to take pictures. Blue sky and wind blowing across the lake. This maybe the last warm beautiful day this year.
My second favorite place to go walking in Grand Island, NE is along the John Brownwell Trail. It is best if you start the walk at Sucks Lake and go right. Just go right. If you walk around the lake, the ducks and geese will get out of the way. However, their droppings do not move. It is best just to head towards the Cemetery; again go right.
I rarely walk to the cemetery, instead I select the path to College Park. About 1.5 miles along the trail Sothmann Park will be just off the path. There you will encounter more geese and their droppings. You will also get to see one of the best trees in Grand Island.
If you choose to walk the 4 miles to Hall County Park, you will pass the Stuhr Museum and will see more trees. There is one problem with walking the 4 miles to Hall County Park; you will need to walk the 4 miles back to Suck Lake.
Second stop Omaha. Just a quick stop.
Sun is out. Sky is blue. Temperature is about 60 degrees. It a great morning to walk in around the park.
Oh, and the geese are out. Avoid the dropping and the babies.
In five days, my 2500+ mile trip into Dixie and my visit to the land of the Cajuns is schedule to begin. So, you can expect more photographs and less drawings over the next 6 weeks.
Eagle Scout Park is one of my favor places to get outside and exercise. With the weather at 16 degrees and ice/snow on the ground it was a beautiful site.
The Stuhr Museum, located in Grand Island, NE, was established in 1961. Since then it has been collecting and restoring objects and information related to the Nebraska prairie life between the time period of 1840 – 1920. I have been to other living history museums and this one is one of the best.
In their main building they have objects which takes you through the history of prairie life in Nebraska.
Stuhr Museum Main Building
Outside the main building you will find ducks and fish swimming in the pond.
There is a garden you can walk through to access the Railroad Town. If you go during the last spring or summer, you can see the daylilies in bloom.
While visiting the Stuhr Museum, don’t miss Railroad Town. It has old trains to tour and numerous historical buildings that has been preserved. If you visit on the correct days, you can see demos from the hat maker, blacksmith, tin smith and carpenter. There are several houses you can tour.
While visiting the Railroad Town, stop by the General Store for some handmade items and the Restaurant for some ice cream.
As you are exploring Stuhr Musuem, watch you step there are many of ducks and goose around.