I took a few hours off in the middle of a work day and stood in a meadow watching the clouds. Here is a one-minute summary for you.
Hard to put a value on open space, but the meadows, forests, and wetlands of Mary Cummings Park mean a lot to a lot of people, and to countless critters.
You can see fluff from the thistle flowers and an occasional bird flying close. There were hundreds of birds swooping all around.