Tag Archives: Amherst

11.24.2022 Happy Thanksgiving!

I don’t really have a turkey image to share today (although I do have many turkey of an image candidates), but this heron was a bit of one for staying around long enough to have frosted wings on this day. … Continue reading

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11.20.2022 Silent Sunday-Frost’s Artistry

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11.08.2022 Turtle Tuesday-Morning Stretch

We’ve been having unusually warm days recently. That ends today but yesterday made it to 70° again and this painted turtle was basking in the intermittent sunshine..  There were two but the second decided to take a dip while I … Continue reading

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11.05.2022 Drama from the Archives

Trolling through the memories I found this shot not previously processed from a dramatic morning on Mount Pollux. Not sure why I never did anything with it but better late than never.  And it’s always nice to find a little … Continue reading

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10.20.2022 Similar but different

Last year at this time I visited the property of the new headquarters of the Kestrel Land Trust here in Amherst. There was a nice mix of colors and light.  This image was made shortly after last year’s post as … Continue reading

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10.19.2022 Another Foggy Day II-Sugar Maple Edition

I am not a golfer, I’ve played maybe a dozen times in my life mostly when in High School, so until it was “liberated” I had never walked the course. So this wonderful old sugar maple was an exciting surprise … Continue reading

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10.18.2022 Another foggy day

And I ain’t complaining.  Likely never will. I just had a four-day weekend and every day was fog laden.  I wasn’t able to take advantage on Friday but the next three were lovely with yesterday’s fog followed by off and … Continue reading

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10.14.2022 Simply Autumn

Wandering around the yard after our overnight rain I saw these two, one atop the other, as a nice little sample of Autumn’s beauty.

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10.12.2022 Garden Floss

For several years now Mary Beth has agreed to our having milkweed line our driveway as well as grow at the side of the house.  The last few she has allowed it into her vegetable garden and we have about … Continue reading

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10.10.2022 American Burnweed

I posted a bud with bee a little while back but this showcases a bud with bloom.  That’s a lot of seeds and might explain why this qualifies for “weedship” as it has spread all over the side yard where … Continue reading

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