Washington Park, South Lake
This is the south lake in Washington Park. I don't know it's name...kind of odd.
The lawn bowling area at Washington Park. Today a croquet match was underway.
The tennis courts at Washington Park home of the Washington Park Tennis Club.
This is one of two flower gardens at Washington Park. This one is near the south lake.
This is the largest open space at Washington Park. During some weekends this entire area is covered w...
This is the recreation center at Washington Park. Looks quite large and was pretty busy.
Initially you can see the Boat House, then playground and then the Boat Rentals. Popular place in the...
This is Smith Lake at Washington Park. Across the lake you can see the fabled boat house.
This is the original bath house at Washington Park. Built in the early 1900's it has been abondoned a...
This small pond is Smith's Irrigation Ditch running through Washington Park. Usually you can spot kid...
This is the entrance to Observatory Park. Taken from the lawn next to the park's sign.
The Northeast region is where it all started. Thirteen British colonies fought the American Revolution from here and won their independence in the first successful colonial rebellion in history. Take a look at these rolling hills carpeted with foliage along the Hudson river here, north of New York City.
The American south is known for its polite people and slow pace of life. Probably they move slowly because it's so hot. Southerners tend not to trust people from "up north" because they talk too fast. Here's a cemetery in Georgia where you can find graves of soldiers from the Civil War.
The West Coast is sort of like another country that exists to make the east coast jealous. California is full of nothing but grizzly old miners digging for gold, a few gangster rappers, and then actors. That is to say, the West Coast functions as the imagination of the US, like a weird little brother who teases everybody then gets famous for making freaky art.
The central part of the country is flat farmland all the way over to the Rocky Mountains. Up in the northwest corner you can find creative people in places like Portland and Seatle, along with awesome snowboarding and good beer.
Text by Steve Smith.