Saturday, April 30, 2022

The Park From Winter Into The Spring

It's been my tradition for some years now to feature a transition series at one spot, showing winter through spring. That spot is Central Park in the north part of the Glebe neighbourhood. The park is divided here as Bank Street runs through it, and is lower than the roadway itself. I take two shots each time, the first looking east and the second looking west. To begin, here's how it looked in late December one morning. 

In January on another early morning this was how things looked after a snowstorm.

In February on another morning, things were dawning brighter.

Early March in the park saw these conditions.

Later in March, the thaw had begun. It was a misty morning as I walked past

Early this month we had some snow falling to replenish the melt.

But spring does come, as does green grass. These were taken the other day.


  1. So much snow! I think 3 years ago we had snow, too. So much you could hear it when walking over it!

  2. The winter photos are magically spectacular.

  3. Honestly I prefer the park in green !!

  4. I am sorry to see yahoos and malcontents descend on your city again, William. I hope the authorities have a little better control of the situation than they had with the truck protest. And more timely intervention too.

  5. Love these comparison shots, William!

  6. The green grass was nice in our park yesterday, and the blue of the river beyond made the scene appealing.

  7. @Iris: I love the snow.

    @Gemel: thank you.

    @Gattina: I go for both.

    @Italiafinlandia: indeed.

    @David: thus far not bad, but a strong police presence is obvious right now.

    @Jan: definitely.

    @Francisco: thanks.

    @Marie: thank you.

    @Anvilcloud: helped by sunny days.

  8. Just wonderful! Love these shots. Thank you so much for sharing.

  9. ...spring always arrives in due time.

  10. Those evening shots are especially beautiful.

  11. When we look back, it's hard to believe what we had in Jan, Feb, Mar. Nice comparisons.

  12. @DJan: you're welcome.

    @Tom: sooner or later.

    @Magiceye: thanks.

    @Jeanie: thank you.

    @Red: time flies.

  13. Love this series of changes and comparisons,

  14. What huge visual changes we see in our landscape through the seasons.

  15. That pretty green grass spends a long time under the white snow of winter.

  16. I've always intended to do a series like that, but have never managed to complete the exercise. So well done for having the perseverance and organisational skills to get the job done.

  17. Wonderful photos of nature's transitions in the park ~

    Wishing you laughter and love in your days,

    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

  18. We enjoy walking with you through the seasons William. I do hope you're recovered and feeling great.

  19. Lleg├│ la primavera, se fundi├│ la nieve.

  20. @Bill: thanks.

    @RedPat: yes we do.

    @Sharon: it does.

    @John: some months it's done very late.

    @Carol: thank you.

    @Cloudia: I am past the bulk of it, but coughing at times like Dennis Quaid playing Doc Holliday.

    @Ventana: thanks.

  21. I like both seasons, but must admit I am liking spring right now after a long winter.

  22. Our grass has needed mowing already.

  23. The snow is pretty but I love spring!