Category Archives: Western Massachusetts

05.01.2018 Late Winter or Early Spring?

On April 4th, just a few weeks ago, with Spring already two weeks old, we were reminded that the weather no longer meets norms. Now saying that I admit that we occasionally do get snow in April, such as April 6, … Continue reading

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04.27.2018 Moody Bridge Oaken Dawn

Yep…I’m still here but not into blogging all that much for a while now.  I enjoyed this morning’s experience  and thought I would share it. Sometimes things happen that you aren’t expecting and this definitely fits that category.  It was … Continue reading

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12.03.2017 The sum of the parts

When I go searching for cascades and waterfalls to photograph, I get especially excited to find some that are a combination of flows from a few directions.  Often, because the water is tumbling  over a variety of rocks, the textures … Continue reading

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11.26.2017 Amethyst Brook Waterfall

I haven’t been out much lately as we enter our annual “stick” season of bare trees and grey skies. Those conditions do lend themselves to less spacious landscapes and other more intimate subjects and a woodland waterfall certainly fits and … Continue reading

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09.28.2017 Similar visions

Apparently I like the sun in the upper right.  🙂 July 3, 2017 Brickyard, Amherst, MA September 10, 2017 North Quabbin from New SalemIn fairness to myself, I do place the sun, or other subjects, elsewhere in my compositions.  But … Continue reading

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09.26.2017 A tree grows in Quabbin

I am not sure if Melissa was making the same connection to the old novel as I am here  with her title “A tree grows in Grayslake” . I am guessing she is.  🙂    Be sure to click through … Continue reading

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09.25.2017 Red-spotted Purple

Sometimes it just takes a bit of luck.  On this particular day, I was walking a path to Quabbin’s shoreline with landscapes on my mind.  On the way out, I was gifted this opportunity.  The butterfly spent a fair amount … Continue reading

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