Category Archives: Central Massachusetts

11.09.2022 Wordless Waterfall Wednesday-Splish Splash

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10.28.2022 Fungal Friday- a study of a species

Sticking with the the “F” themed Friday posts. Not sure what the next will be. Well, the windows are all installed and half needed new moldings  for which I now have to fill the nail holes and finish.  Most will … Continue reading

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10.11.2022 Autumn Fire

What I alluded to yesterday. This tree was across a beaver pond along the West Branch of Fever Brook in the shade. I thought the sun would light it up against the dark background as it rose above the tree … Continue reading

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10.10.2022 Rising Pond Fog

After visiting North Quabbin on Saturday I made a not so triumphant return yesterday.  I had a specific image in mind but I am not sure it worked out, at least not on this attempt. Someday.  It required full sun … Continue reading

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10.04.2022 More getting started

I visited Harvard Pond yesterday hoping for foliage.  There was a bit but just wasn’t appealing.  The pond was created by a dam and below the dam is an outflow pond which offered some better color and a nicer composition. … Continue reading

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09.16.2022 Wet and Wild Beetle Beauty

I’ve seen these several times but this was the first one dew coated. I was looking for dragonflies and damselflies but since I am easily distracted, a good thing for a photographer to avoid tunnel vision, I spent some time … Continue reading

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09.06.2022 Autumn Orchid

Nodding Ladies’ Tresses-Spiranthes cernua Technically it is still summer, but there is a bit of Autumn in the air, a few leaves are changing color, not many but a few, and late season flowers are in bloom, like goldenrod and … Continue reading

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08.21.2022 Sunday Night Leaf Beetle

The dew all over this beetle is something we need in much larger amounts and tomorrow may be the day…we hope.  I know other parts of the country need rain even more than we do but I can tell you … Continue reading

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08.07.2022 Silent Sunday

Closed or Meadow Bottle Gentian-Gentiana clausa

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08.06.2022 More or Lestes

I posted a Swamp Spreadwing a few weeks ago or so.  I try to share different subjects, with the exception of bullfrogs, but like how this one came out so adding it to my WordPress media library. Swamp Spreadwing-Lestes vigilax-male.  … Continue reading

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