Monthly Archives: May 2016

05.31.2016 A lovely lady’s backside

While many folks rail against our current level of political correctness, I don’t usually have a problem with it and try my best to be as least offensive as possible.  But I do occasionally falter and today’s title is a … Continue reading

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05.30.2016 One thing to do on a rainy day

Why, get wet, of course. Yesterday, I met up with a friend who wanted to show me her location for White variant Pink Lady’s Slippers (Cypripedium acaule) .  The spot where I sometimes find one isn’t productive this year and … Continue reading

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05.29.2016 Another South Amherst Sunrise

A few miles south of my recent post and less recent one, yesterday morning’s location offered this nice view which several people have said reminds them of African plains. Having never been there, I can’t say, but I’ll take their … Continue reading

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05.28.2016 Purgee Brook Gulch

I posted a shot of some Purgee Brook cascades in Quabbin a short while back.  A Facebook friend offered to show me another feature farther downstream which he did yesterday. Fortunately for me, I am now undertaking these hikes with … Continue reading

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05.26.2016 Photographic whack-a-mole

So it’s a landscape one day, then a flower, then a landscape then a flower, then… Well, what’s different here is that there is some human influence in the way of some farm buildings.  I don’t usually have “hand of … Continue reading

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05.25.2016 Lovely Lady

Here’s another up close and personal with a Pink Lady’s Slipper (Cypripedium acaule). As you can see, we are in a pine woods this morning.  The sky was bright with thin clouds, good for lighting the plant but a bit … Continue reading

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05.24.2016 Beautiful start to a day

The sky said “I’m going to look great this morning”, so off I went yesterday to a favorite spot to enjoy the beauty.  It did not disappoint at all. One of the reasons I prefer sunrises to sunsets is the … Continue reading

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