Monthly Archives: September 2017

09.28.2017 Similar visions

Apparently I like the sun in the upper right.  🙂 July 3, 2017 Brickyard, Amherst, MA September 10, 2017 North Quabbin from New SalemIn fairness to myself, I do place the sun, or other subjects, elsewhere in my compositions.  But … Continue reading

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09.27.2017 Defying imagination

The insect world is beyond imagination.  Natural selection has created so many different species that I don’t think human artists could even approach duplicating the feat. And, although describing is beyond my intention in this post, their lives are just … Continue reading

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09.26.2017 A tree grows in Quabbin

I am not sure if Melissa was making the same connection to the old novel as I am here  with her title “A tree grows in Grayslake” . I am guessing she is.  🙂    Be sure to click through … Continue reading

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09.25.2017 Red-spotted Purple

Sometimes it just takes a bit of luck.  On this particular day, I was walking a path to Quabbin’s shoreline with landscapes on my mind.  On the way out, I was gifted this opportunity.  The butterfly spent a fair amount … Continue reading

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09.24.2017 Quabbin Former Ponds

When the Goodnough Dike was put in place, the waters of the three branches of the Swift River became not so swift as, along with the Windsor Dam, it blocked the flow and created the Quabbin Reservoir.  Much was swallowed … Continue reading

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09.23.2017 More Fog

No matter the weather, every morning starts a beautiful new day…some more than others, though.  🙂

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09.22.2017 Heron on a snag

As promised, here is another shot of the preening heron a bit later as the fog began to dissipate..

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