Monthly Archives: October 2014

10.31.2014 Erratica

There are glacial erratics, so why not a stream erratic?  This is a shot from two years back at a favorite location in the Quabbin Watershed-Atherton Brook inside Gate 15 in Shutesbury.  I haven’t been back here this year so … Continue reading

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10.30.2014 Don’t eat a Amanita

Bad grammar but it has a rhythm.  🙂 Fungi are such interesting organisms and are essential to the ecology and success of plants.  The mycorrhizal association they have with plants is one of mutual benefit.  Fungi break down minerals and … Continue reading

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10.28.2014 Dawn at Owens Pond

Prior to my visit to Mount Pollux on the 27th (yesterday), I thought Owens Pond in the Wentworth Farm Conservation Area might offer a nice start to the day.  As I stood at the west end of the pond, it … Continue reading

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10.27.2014 Mount Norwottuck from Mount Pollux

I wanted to try this image yesterday, but when I got to Mount Pollux there were people there.  The nerve.    🙂 So I was fortunate today that the Golden Hour light was similar and the color hadn’t changed much … Continue reading

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10.26.2014 Dean Brook and The Tree

After that wonderful sunrise yesterday, I headed to a favorite place that has been here before-Dean Brook.  I’ve grown quite fond of this tree and wanted to capture a few monochromes featuring it.  I hope you like them. That’s it … Continue reading

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10.25.2014 Quabbin Valley Sunrise

This morning I decided to get a sunrise view looking south into Quabbin Valley from New Salem.  I was fortunate that some of the trees were still carrying a few colorful leaves and the sun lit the valley enough to … Continue reading

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10.24.2014 Partial Solar Eclipse from a friend

  A friend from college days, David H. Hathaway, works in NASA’s Ames Research Center in California.  If you are interested in such things, here is his website related to solar physics.  The other day he had the good fortune … Continue reading

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