First was a gorgeous Cathedral Window quilt made by a woman in her 80's, I believe. She used over 30 yards of muslin in it! The stitching was exquisite.
This is a typical Amish-style diamond on point quilt with beautiful traditional quilting. There was a bright light pointing to it which made it difficult to get a picture of, but at least it highlighted the stitching.
The marshes are rich with greenery, cypress and flowers.
The trees were in blossom with small red flowers:
In the bottom of the deep crystal clear water we saw many catfish, turtles, caves, and long nosed fish like this one.
We even saw a giant alligator covered with mud! The boat was moving right along, so it was hard to get a good picture of him. Can you see him?
Here is a nice picture from later, when they had kissed and made up.
Lastly, of course there were loads of alligators, the most tourist pleasing animals in the park!
Including Silver Spring's famous white alligators. They are so very strange looking!
We enjoyed our day at Silver Springs very much. We were entertained all day by a country singer performing in the stage area, but we never did find out who he was! I think it was Colin Raye though. Good music.