Category Archives: Intimate Landscape

09.07.2019 Anticipation

In addition to our forthcoming trip to Acadia, I am quite eager for the return of autumn and all the colors we are presented with by the foliage change.  It’s always highly anticipated but especially this year after not being … Continue reading

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08.20.2019 Driftwood Stumped

Besides the natural planter the driftwood presented in yesterday’s post, the weathered shapes of the grain formed beautiful abstract patterns. Again, the reddish wood and the weathered grey make for an interesting contrast. I wasn’t able to totally isolate the … Continue reading

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08.19.2019 Driftwood 1

Before finding the blue curls yesterday, I walked a bit of Gate 35, Old North Main Street in the disenfranchised former town of Dana, Massachusetts-one of the four towns flooded to create the Quabbin Reservoir. It’s one of my favorite … Continue reading

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08.16.2019 Bubble Pond Cedars: Together for life

Another old (1994) Acadia image recently reprocessed.  These two Atlantic Cedars have an obvious attraction to each other. When visiting Acadia last year, I saw that their grip was as strong as ever. This same trail presents this mystery as … Continue reading

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08.13.2019 Well, it ain’t exactly Texas

I am always envious of the wide swaths of wildflowers my Texas friends share in their blogs.  Most of the time here in  Western Massachusetts the flowers are in small patches with a few exceptions like Goldenrod or Buttercups. I … Continue reading

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07.31.2019 Dean Brook Dribble

A bit of an exaggeration, but the brooks around here are all now mostly rocks with just a slow flow of shallow water. The forecast keeps predicting heavy downpours from passing thunder storms but so far we haven’t seen it.  … Continue reading

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07.10.2019 Two more wildflowers, one summer and one late spring

Tall Meadow-rue-Thalictrum pubescens I usually find these profusely flowered summer plants, as the name suggests, in meadows or forest edges.  It was nice finding one with an easier background, a lake full of waterlilies and a distant tree line. I … Continue reading

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