Monthly Archives: May 2014

05.31.2014 A successful hike

I overslept this morning again.  This is getting to be a bad habit.  Too bad too because the sky to the north looked fabulous in a soft pastel way.  But that was not my goal for today. I almost went … Continue reading

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05.27.2014 Buffam Brook Waterfall

For the local among you this is not Buffam Brook Falls but a little upstream on Buffam Road. Saturday was rainy which made for saturated colors as well as conditions.  I photographed this a while ago…several years…but this is the … Continue reading

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05.26.2014 Another first of the year

This time it’s a white Pink Lady’s Slipper. It is the same species but without the pink.  I usually have to visit Northern Maine to find these, and when I do they are in profusion.  But happening upon them locally … Continue reading

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05.25.2014 First of the Year

This morning was a fooler.  I left the house around 5:30 which would have been late for sunrise, but we were fogged in so I felt no urgency.  As I drove up the hill through Pelham towards Quabbin the fog … Continue reading

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05.24.2014 Dean Brookin’ it

Yep.  More from Dean Brook but this time three new parts. I had been planning to visit Acadia in June the next, but a couple of things came up and I cancelled that plan.  One of those things was the … Continue reading

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05.22.2014 For Lottie

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05.21.2014 Harvard Pond on a peaceful Sunday morning

I’m feeling a bit quiet tonight, so here is a view of Harvard Pond in Petersham, MA that reflects that mood.  Shortly before this a beaver swam by and expressed some concern with my presence…a loud slap of his tail … Continue reading

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