Category Archives: Western Massachusetts

01.23.2023 Mount Norwottuck

I’ve shot Mount Norwottuck a gazillion times but this is from a new location. Yesterday’s shot was from Mount Pollux where most of my images of the mountain have been made.  This is “down the road apiece” on a small … Continue reading

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01.23.2023 Silent Sunday-Snowy Mount Norwottuck

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01.21.2023 Jagged Edge

The leaf would appear to be the subject but the shape of the ice, part of Nature’s Chaos, was what attracted me. I made an image of just the edge but did not find it as satisfying as this composition.

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01.20.2023 Frozen Friday

Okay, a new FF.  🙂 As much as I like frost, the subdued yet interesting background, leaves and mud, I find most pleasing here. Also the resemblance to outer space. Although captured on a different day in 2012, this is … Continue reading

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01.16.2023 Once upon a time when winter was winter

At least when it was winter in Amherst. Back in December when we had a few days of relatively cold weather I drove by here, Puffer’s Pond in North Amherst, to see if anything resembling this scene was happening.  Not … Continue reading

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01.11.2023 I missed Wordless Wednesday so here’s Tongue-tied Thursday

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01.09.2023 Of all things…

So I finally did make an image in 2023. You might think it would be of ice, a waterfall or cascade, some foggy trees, or a sunrise.  But it was a turkey vulture that Mary Beth saw from her desk. … Continue reading

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01.07.2023 You had to be there

Nature can be chaotic. Much is not repeatable and that’s the case with ice and the abstract art it suggests. This natural sculpture will likely never be repeated in exactly the same shape. And the prisms are a big bonus. … Continue reading

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01.04.2023 Wordless Wednesday-Walnut Grove

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12.31.2022 Goodbye 2022! Hello 2023!

2022 hasn’t been an awful year compared to the last couple. Although Covid is still around, most of us have either had it without serious consequences, some with, and the rest either avoided it or had such slight symptoms that … Continue reading

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