Monthly Archives: August 2016

08.30.2016 The early morning view from Enfield Lookout

This is a scene that never gets old.  Even on the brightest clearest day it is an enjoyable spot to spend some quiet time.  But it certainly is special at moments when the atmosphere provides light and features like clouds … Continue reading

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08.29.2016 The Wisdom of Pablo Casals

Pablo Casals, possibly the finest cellist to play the instrument, was once asked why he continued to practice at the advanced age of 90.  He answered “Because I think I am making progress.” There is debate as to how old … Continue reading

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08.29.2016 Harvard Pond Sunrise

I’ve always liked that island…and one other hidden behind it…as a middle ground for landscapes here. Although it doesn’t show up as one, there is a beaver just left of center creating some ‘V’ ripples in the island shadow.  A … Continue reading

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08.28.2016 Guess where? :-)

Quabbin shoreline of course. I did go to Harvard Pond earlier, but am sharing out of order. This scene is along the edge of the reservoir near an area known as Hanks Meadow in the park proper.  One of the … Continue reading

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08.27.2016 Foggy Twilight

Once again, here is an image from a repeat location. These trees really have lots of possibilities for compositions and, depending on the conditions, offer some fine images.  I’ve shot the full moon through the trees and sunrise over them … Continue reading

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08.24.2016 Wordless Wednesday-Mount Lizzie

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08.23.2016 Our property’s co-owner-well, one of them

The vast majority of us have this sense that we own the land we live on and it’s all ours.  Not so, at least not in my opinion.  Before we cleared the land, dug our foundations, erected a home, and planted … Continue reading

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