The crunch of gravel beneath my running shoes.
Chh. Chh. Chh. Chh.
The boisterous chatter of ducks.
Quack! Quack! Quack! Quack!
The singsong twitter of birds and the honking of geese. Water trickles through a pile of half-submerged rocks at the edge of the shoreline. A fisherman hums to himself