Category Archives: Quabbin

08.22.2021 An Archive Memory

Yesterday Facebook reminded me of this image from five years ago. I decided this morning, since it is raining, windy, and not a good day to be out and about, to give it a re-edit.  The first thing I did … Continue reading

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08.22.2021 Silent Sunday-117 Canada Goose Gaggle

Yes, I counted them.

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08.06.2021 Fog Friday

From a nice foggy morning walk in North Quabbin.

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07.31.2021 Beardsleyesque Grotesque Pareidolia

Quabbin Shoreline Tree Grotesque I had a period when I enjoyed doing pen and ink drawings and that drew me to Aubrey Beardsley. He described himself and many of his artworks as grotesque but I always found them beautifully drawn.  … Continue reading

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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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