Category Archives: Quabbin

06.05.2021 Frostless Frostweed

I have never seen the frost curls with this plant in the autumn as another species with the same name puts forth. I regularly find the flowers in Quabbin Park and these get mowed down with the grass once flowering … Continue reading

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06.03.2021 West Branch of Fever Brook Cascade

I considered calling this a waterfall because of its clean flow.  But in reality it is water leaking through an old dam that created a pond I visit often along State Forest Road in North Quabbin. Different parts of the … Continue reading

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06.02.2021-2 Quabbin Park Loop Road-Lichen on Rock

When I am walking along this road I often look at the “guard” rocks that keep us from driving onto the grounds and sometimes find interesting patterns which have been subjects of previous posts. I haven’t ID’d the lichen yet … Continue reading

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06/02/2021 Rainy Day Cascade

This brook only flows after a rainy day, or heavy snow melt, so I was lucky to be in Quabbin Park on a gentle rainy day while it was running strong. And, of course, a little natural saturation aids the … Continue reading

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06/01/2021 Foggy Valleys and Hills

There wasn’t much evidence of fog during my ride to New Salem this morning.  But the NOAA site said there would be some and, sure enough, they were right.  Just in the valleys but that allowed for some nice landscape … Continue reading

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05.05.2021-2 Wordless Wednesday- Skunk Cabbage Edition

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05.05.2021 Vernal Cascade

There is a little brook that only flows in the spring along Ware-Enfield Road in Quabbin Park. It is dry, or almost so, most of the year. But after a rain or a good spring melt, if we’ve had a … Continue reading

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05.02.2021 Monochrome Monday Eve

One of my favorite trees in the North Quabbin area. I’ve photographed this location several times including autumn which is quite the opposite of this. The feeling this morning was just as reserved as it appears although the camera did … Continue reading

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04.24.2021 Quabbin Hill

One thing I have struggled with is matching a shot from the iPhone that I processed in Snapseed and one from the 5D Mark IV in Photoshop. I often snap something with the phone to get a sense of the … Continue reading

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04.23.2021 Another take on a familiar subject

Quabbin Park

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