Our World: Lake Wautauga

Centennial Park in Nashville, Tennessee. Picture from Google Earth.

(Note:  All pictures may be enlarged by clicking on them.)

This is my post for the Our World meme.  This meme is a second generation of My World Tuesday created by Klaus Peter and is hosted by five wonderful ladies.  To learn more about our world or to join and share your part of the world, click HERE.

Lake Wautauga, Centennial Park, Nashville, Tennessee. June 23, 2012.

I’ve mentioned a couple of times that Betsy and I celebrated our anniversary back in June by going to Nashville to visit some of our old haunts.  One of the places we visited was Centennial Park.  We had often walked around the lake in the park while we were dating and after we were first married, but it wasn’t until this year that I learned that the lake had a name — Lake Wautauga.

The fountain in Lake Watauga, Centennial Park, Nashville, Tennessee. June 23, 2012.

The path around the lake leads past a fountain and under some beautiful shade and willow trees.

Betsy getting a picture at Centennial Park, Nashville, Tennessee. June 23, 2012.

I managed to catch Betsy hard at work with her camera under one of the willow trees.

A view of Lake Wautauga through the branches of a willow tree, Centennial Park, Nashville, Tennessee. June 23, 2012.

She inspired me to try my luck at getting a picture through the willow branches.

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20 Responses to “Our World: Lake Wautauga”

  1. Ms. A Says:

    Beautiful shots and I really like the one through the willows!

  2. Maple Lane Says:

    Fun to find out the name of the lake! Beautiful views, too!

  3. Colin (HB) Says:

    Good God! Ms. A has beaten me again.
    I love the old willow trees on the banks of creeks, rivers
    and waterways. The water birds love them also.
    I think there is something soothing and serene with willows.
    Maybe I am recalling that book which is still a kids favourite.
    “Wind in the Willows”???
    Your photos of Nashville just show what a lovely city it must be.
    Cheers
    Colin (Brisbane. Australia)

  4. MadSnapper Says:

    i love the willow tree, it has been to many years since i have seen one. your photos of Nashville make me want to visit there

  5. diane Says:

    Willow trees do make nice frames for a photo. It sure looks like a nice park for a walk.

  6. ladyfi Says:

    The lake looks so refreshing!

  7. Happyone Says:

    Gorgeous photos!! A great walking place!!

  8. Sylvia Kirkwood Says:

    Such a lovely lake and I do love your capture through the willow trees! They do indeed make the perfect frame! Such a beautiful place to spend some time! Great post for the day, George!!

  9. Łucja-Maria Says:

    Fantastic pictures.
    Lovely park.
    Greetings to Betsy, and for You.
    Łucja-Maria

  10. Neal Says:

    Patti and I need to visit that place the next we are down that way.

  11. rhiebert Says:

    That lake looks very picturesque.I can see why you enjoyed spending time there.

  12. Gardener on Sherlock Street Says:

    I like the willow tree curtain in the photos. Nice shot idea Betsy!

  13. Rajesh Says:

    Beautiful shots of lake, very picturesque.

  14. Rose Says:

    Love that view through the branches!

  15. Boom & Gary Says:

    Beautiful park!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

  16. JOy Says:

    Thanks for sharing these beautiful place. dropping by from OWT.

  17. maryBeth Says:

    Beautiful park and lake and everything. I would go back all the time even if it wasn’t my anniversary. MB

  18. ZielonaMila Says:

    Beautiful photographs, I love such places. I am greeting

  19. Peter B Says:

    A beautiful lake with special memories…

  20. Eileen Says:

    Hi George, lovely photos. The lake and trees are beautiful. A lovely view of your world.

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