Stretched my legs for a relaxing hike along the Historic Champlain Canalway Trail in the Town of Waterford today to celebrate my pre-holiday day of vacation. Bountiful sunshine was a wonderful bonus.
Not far beyond the railroad bridge, I glimpsed the long wing of a large bird flying above the tree canopy overhead. After shuffling along a little further while continuing my wildflower inventory here, I spied the silhouette of my trailside companion –
Here is the virtual bouquet of wildflower blooms I found along the way –
And one last splash of color –
Happy Fourth of July!