May is the month of blooming and greening up in the northeast and the scene in the yard at home certainly proves it. Dandelions have grown like crazy in a matter of the last day or so with hundreds of them growing in the ever greening grass.
There is abundant wildlife to be found here, as these geese along the pond's shoreline seemed at ease with people.
Hiked about a 1.3 miles at Ann Lee Pond before heading over to Rensselaer Lake off of Fuller Road, which is part of the Albany Pine Bush. Rensselaer Lake, also known as Six Mile Waterworks, is the emergency backup water supply for the city of Albany.