Monthly Archives: May 2013

05.29.2013 Briggs Brook

There are over 50 gates in the Quabbin watershed and I have many yet to walk and explore.  A few folks had mentioned Briggs Brook to me over the years and I finally checked it out this past Sunday.  It … Continue reading

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05.19.2013 One flower and another….

Sorry.  I am just not as good at coming up with snappy titles as are most of my friends.  Every once in a while I think of a good one, but mostly…meh.  I should be writing science abstracts. 🙂 I … Continue reading

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05.15.2013 Lesser Celandine

This invasive flower is not all that popular although my neighbor grows it as ground cover around her mailbox.  It is a nice yellow and is also known as a Fig Buttercup.  So as the yellow is quite nice, I … Continue reading

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05.12.2013 Quabbin Gate 22 in living black and white…and color too.

After checking on the progress of the painted trillium and lady’s slippers at Dean Brook (not quite ready yet), I headed over to Gate 22 in New Salem.  I knew it was overcast but hoped that by the time I … Continue reading

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05.10.2013 Lawn Ornaments :-)

Flowers are job 1 in the spring for me.  We had a slow start this year and I haven’t posted many lately.  Here are two from this evening out in the yard just growing wild in our lawn.  This is … Continue reading

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05.08.2013 Full Moon on the Rise

April’s full moon is known as the Full Pink Moon.  I decided to go up on Mount Pollux, a very short and undemanding 1 minute walk from the parking spot, for a fairly clear view according to The Photographer’s Ephemeris.   … Continue reading

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05.04.2013 Fog at Harvard Pond

I got up at 3:30 this morning with a plan to photograph the Eta Aquarids meteor shower but that didn’t work out.  Possibly I should have risen at 2, but there didn’t seem to be much activity although I did … Continue reading

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