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Between the bay [along the marina and Shoreline Blvd., downtown] and the city buildings there's a grassy median with sculptures along the way...hidden in one area, in a grassy knoll, is a pond and the bronze work of kids, skipping rocks. I've actually shared this area before, but this time when we were walking there, the pond was actually cleaned of debris from leaves and trash and the fountain was running!!!


  1. Anonymous4/27/2011

    Aye Matey!!! Yer a foxy little one I tell ya. Grrrrrr Is that a sword in that dar hand or 'er ya just glad to see me? Love the photos my friend. Cute statute. But I'm more infatuated with yer piratess LOL :)

  2. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this!! What a unique setting and statues of children playing on the rocks! Did I say "I Love this?"
    Have a wonderful Wednesday!
    Thank you for always stopping by my blog, I really appreciate your comments!
    Debbie's Travels

  3. Oh I love the statue of the little boy. Is he trying to cross through the rocks?

  4. Those are spectacular statues, really awesome photographs!

    Thanks for sharing!


  5. As an art lover, really like the sculptures. They look really nice against the green watery background. Sorry we're getting all the rain. I'm trying not to complain since I've heard from several of my friends how dry it is there. Hopefully the drought will end soon. Fingers crossed.

  6. Cool! Don't you just love the saturated pinks of oleanders....

  7. beautiful photos and scenes.

  8. Anni~
    what a delight!
    I love the sculptures..
    and the serenity of the pool..
    I see you also live on the Gulf..
    gonna have to explore your site..
    and become better acquainted!
    we seem to have MUCH in common!!
    warm sandy hugs..

  9. ARRRRRRRGGGG... Beautiful photos and story!

  10. Hi Anni, such pretty pictures! That water is so very green, and the statues are really neat. I always appreciate it when somebody years before made something for us to enjoy later on. Planning for the future, they were.

    Have a great Wednesday, and thanks so much for stopping by to say hi.

    Kathy M.

  11. So beautiful watery pictures! Have a nice day and thanks for your visit :)

  12. beautiful captures :) so refreshing :)

  13. That would be a beautiful stroll.
    Are you getting any of that bad weather?
    I wish I could take photos like you do.Priceless.

  14. Hootin'- You're rockin' in that pic of you in your new banner!
    Your pictures are wonderful!

    Enjoy your Wednesday!

  15. what a nice statue of the boy. The water is so green...

  16. that's a beautiful spot..

    Here’s My Watery Wednesday

  17. Love the sculpture - looks a lot like the one right by Lake Loveland. Who was the artist? Looks very familiar!

  18. Lovely place to spend some time off .... and great shots! Thanks for visiting :)


  19. I love the sculptures. Looks like a nice spot.

  20. Wonderfully lifelike sculptures, aren't they, Anni? And I'm sure this is much nicer without the debris, and with the fountain running, than it was before. Lovely Watery Wednesday post. Today is my first contribution, because we've just spent a month in watery places and have plenty of photos. See you later for TTT.
    -- K

    Kay, Alberta, Canada
    An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

  21. Such a beautiful spot and I love the sculptures, they're so realistic, aren't they! I wish they would have something like that over here where I live. We have a few really nice parks but no sculptures like that in them. I can't get over how nice and green everything is in your part of the world. Still yellow grass here and no leaves on the trees. With all the rain we're getting the last couple of days, the grass should start to turn green soon...I hope! lol xoxo

  22. Anni, these are fun and wonderful statues. Love the closeup one of the boy crossing the fountain. Great photos!

  23. Great collection of water shots. Looks like a fun place to visit as well.

    Thanks for the visit to my flooded field.

  24. Beautiful collection of shots. The sculptures are great.

  25. The sculptures are nice! I love the flowers too! Nice set Anni!
    Here's my Watery Wed. Thanks!

  26. Hi Anni,
    I'm so is B's b-day so I've been doing b-day stuff. Tonight we have ice cream cake...yummy.

    What a lovely sculpture of the children skipping rocks. Thank you for sharing your beautiful city and its art,

  27. What a great spot. I love the statues of the kids playing over the water.

  28. AWESOME!!!!!!

    Hugs and Pray Easter was Blessed for you!


  29. Your photos are quite lovely, and everything does indeed look spic and span.

    Have a good day, Boonie

  30. That first pink flower is oleander ? In Singapore we have a story about it. The poison will kill an adult. If you haven't heard about it, I will tell you next time.

  31. Oh wow! What a beautiful place! And you, of course, got AMAZING shots! :)

    WW: Signs of Spring...Finally!

  32. Very beautiful!
    Seems very peaceful to go for a walk. Love the statues too!

    Have a nice and happy day****

  33. Someone had a great idea to create such a fun group of statues. This is a beautiful setting, thanks for sharing Anni.