A Serene Scene

A walk along the boardwalk at the Grassy Island portion of the Reelfoot Lake Wildlife Refuge revealed a serene scene as a great blue heron stood statuesque in the shallow water, awaiting his next meal.

“There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature.”  ~Henry David Thoreau

11 thoughts on “A Serene Scene

      • I miss seeing the heron at Council Point Park. I liked watching him studying the water for a long time and it seems like I’d blink just at that time when his long neck and beak would plunge into the water and spear a fish or a frog and in a heartbeat he would swallow it whole, alive and kickin’ “down the hatch” it went.

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