Adventure 37: spring semester

April 28, 2020  •  Leave a Comment

We moved to central Pennsylvania last July - a stones throw from State College.  Spring semester not only brings beautiful flowering trees, shrubs and flowers but typically all kinds of activity on and off campus.  Except.this.year.  We all feel the impact that covid-19 has on us, the nation and the world.  Throughout the month of April, I included periodic walks on campus as a change of scenery to my typical hikes in nearby parks and walking trails.  While the PSU campus is just gorgeous (and photogenic!) in spring, this year it was also very sad.  Missing the 46,000 undergrads who should be filling the greatoutdoors of the PSU campus.   Old Main ...

Fond memories of the HUB

An empty HUB lawn

Looking down to the Arboretum from outside the Creamery

The creamery

Looking up to Pattee Library

Lion Shrine - with social distancing markings ...

More emptiness

I did see a few graduates show up for photos two weeks before what will be a virtual ? graduation

I wonder when Beaver stadium will be filled again ....

The 'bleeding hearts' may be the most appropriate spring bloom for spring 2020

All photographs were taken with a Canon or 6D or 6DM2 with Canon EF 24-70mm 2.8L USM or Sigma 105mm 1:2.8 DG Macro HSM

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