Morning Walks through Allerton Park not only promote good health but promote psychological well-being. Some of this well-being comes from the physiologic effects of exercise, but some arises from the experience of being present in nature. When one takes notice of nature, wonderful things become visible.The play of morning light on spider webs can not be seen from a car passing through the Park. Twin raccoons near the Buck Schroth parking lot a rare treat to stop and enjoy.
Looking eye to eye with this smart-eyed precocious masked mammal, parental instincts kick in. “-What are you two doing running across the road? Where is your mother?”
No answer was given.