Monthly Archives: May 2015

05.31.2015 Yellow Star-grass

The rain held off this morning and allowed me to get out for a few hours.  That came to an end as I made this image.  I didn’t get soaked, but I had to quickly cover up the bag and … Continue reading

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05.30.2015-extended Murphy’s bed steps

I had so much trouble getting this to work on Facebook.  Fortunately, someone suggested that I upload to YouTube and go from there.  I’ve never done anything with YouTube, but it was a much appreciated suggestion.  I don’t remember for … Continue reading

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05.30.2015 New Salem Sunrise

Sort of the opposite from yesterday morning’s landscape.  There is a bit of fog in the valleys but otherwise…

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05.29.2015 South Amherst in a Fog

This morning saw fog in certain locations, South Amherst being one.  It borders Lawrence Swamp and there is so much moisture in the air that very often a cool night following a warm day will produce some nice ground fog … Continue reading

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05.28.2015 Rare Lupine

Many of the lupines, probably most, that we see driving along the roadsides in New England are not natives.  We do have one, the Sundial Lupine (Lupinus perennis), that is rare and disappearing.  I mentioned the other day that I … Continue reading

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05.27.2015 The pinks get their due too

After making the image of the Yellow Lady’s Slipper the other day, I found this nice pair of Pink Lady’s Slippers (Cypripdium acaule).  They are more abundant here but also not as easily isolated.  This pair made it a bit … Continue reading

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05.26.2015 Subtle Sunrise

I was surprised to see a possible good sky this morning as overcast was the forecast last night.  I had grudgingly dragged my butt out of bed, fed Murphy and then went out with him.  There were stars in the … Continue reading

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