Category Archives: Trustees of Reservations

05.07.2022 Bear’s Den Falls

During early times in the United States this spot, according to legend, was used by Native Americans to plan raids on Colonial settlers. When the water is flowing like this the sound is quite loud so being heard must have … Continue reading

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10.02.2020 Friday Night Fancy

I’ll share two versions of one image. Actually it is one version but rotated for the second. I’ve shared images of Carter Pond and this one feature which offers some abstract compositions previously. But in reviewing old files I decided … Continue reading

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02.04.2020 Bear’s Den Falls with Cascade

Something to share from the archives while I sort through what I will save when transferring to the new desktop. I’ve moved most of the stuff I want to keep to an external drive and, of course, all my image … Continue reading

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11.02.2019 Chapel Brook Falls

All the rain we’ve had recently encouraged me to visit on of my favorite waterfalls. It was on my return from this spot that I stopped and photographed the dairy farm that I shared on the 30th. I remain, and … Continue reading

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09.19.2019 Carter Pond Rocks circa 2014

Here is another foliage memory from a few years ago.  Carter Pond is located in the Rock House Reservation, a The Trustees of Reservations property in West Brookfield, MA.  I visit it most years and various compositions have appeared on … Continue reading

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05.06.2019 Bear’s Den Falls

I hope that this post is more popular than the last couple. Maybe folks are bored with cascades. Bear’s Den got its name from a huge bear killed in this location.  There is a story also that during colonial times, … Continue reading

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03.11.2019 Once more with freezing

March 11th already. Another intimate of Chapelbrook Falls from the upper section.  

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04.01.2017 Scaly Chanterelle and an Orange Chanteuse.

Lots of good April Fool’s stuff going around, but that’s not in my wheelhouse, as they say, so I’ll just post something more summery on this snowy, slushy April 1st. Turbinellus kauffmanii fka Gomphus kauffmanii fka Cantharellus kauffmanii-Kauffman’s Scaly Chantarelle … Continue reading

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02.20.2016 I’m Baaack

I never really left, but I have been printing and matting images for my upcoming exhibit  at the Amherst Town Hall.  Here is a link to the Facebook page, which I believe anyone can view whether a member or not. … Continue reading

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10.15.2015 Carter Pond Rocks

Just east of the Quabbin Reservoir is the Rock House Reservation.  There are indeed large rocks there. There is a natural tunnel just to the right of center created by fallen rocks that I will try to photograph some day.  … Continue reading

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