Monthly Archives: April 2016

04.29.2016 Flashback Friday Flora

I remember finding this Round-leaved Yellow Violet (Viola rotundifolia) while photographing yellow trout lilies, aka dogtooth violets, in a local ditch.  Doesn’t seem that long ago, but it turns out to be 7 years. Times does pass quickly.  Yesterday was  our … Continue reading

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04.27.2016 Buffam Falls

The falls is actually upstream a bit from this spot, but I’ve yet to see it overflowing and as waterfallish as this cascade.  The Buffam Falls Conservation Area has several interesting cascades and smaller waterfalls, but this is my favorite. … Continue reading

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04.26.2016 Beaver as Narcissus

Or as a Facebook friend suggested- Beaver (Castor canadensis) as Gemini. Photographed on the Middle Branch of the Swift River, Quabbin Gate 30, New Salem. Obviously, this is not recent.  Even less recent than you may think as it is … Continue reading

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04.25.2016 Change of pace

I’m still here, but haven’t really recovered yet.  So last night I figured I’d try something different for a change.  I’ve converted color images of flowers into black and white before, but decided to go a step further and be … Continue reading

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04/20/2016 Sick Day Wednesday

Hopefully, this will not be a recurring category.  Mary Beth has been sick for a couple of days and I came down with whatever it is this morning.  So no work and no photography.  Ordinarily I get sick more often … Continue reading

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04.19.2016 Shoreline Light

I think I can say with confidence that Spring has sprung.   (sorry)   We are finally seeing our lawn flowers getting a foothold.  Bluets, Creeping Charlie (Gill-o’er-the-ground), Blue Violets (with a few of the white variety coming in) tiny … Continue reading

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04.18.2016 Quabbin Sunrise

I’m skipping a day’s image making because I so enjoyed the experience of what is contained in this image. I did shoot Sunday but that will have to wait. When I took out the compost this morning (a daily ritual … Continue reading

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