Tag Archives: Amherst

07.20.2019 Return to Lawrence Swamp Meadow

We can access this meadow with a short hike on a path that starts at Station Road in Amherst and forks in some pines.  One direction goes more easterly and joins the Jan Dizard Trail and eventually the Robert Frost … Continue reading

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07.04.2019 The best fireworks

Enjoy your Independence Day for USA folks and the same for your July 4th to all in other locations.  🙂 South Amherst, Massachusetts, July 4, 2019

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06.15.2019 Puffers Pond Reflection

I’ve shot this rock a few times and today was the closest to flat water I have seen.  To the left is a waterfall  that is pulling water constantly thus there is always a flow. I was attracted to the … Continue reading

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06.12.2019 Poor Farm Swamp

The last day of May started out with just the right amount of atmosphere.

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06.07.2019 Owens Pond Reflection

The pre-sunrise period of dawn is usually when the best color happens. Not much of that occurred on May 19, but what follows sunrise is called “golden hour” for a reason. No mystery about the subject here.  Just more of … Continue reading

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05.24.2019 Demure Beauty

The season has finally arrived.  This is a bumper crop year for Lady’s Slippers. Of course, there will be more.  This is just day one.  🙂

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05.23.2019 Violets

More from the yard… A Woolly Blue Violet-Viola sororia, this is a white variant which I am very happy to have as a lawn ornament. The real Woolly Blue And the Bird Foot-Viola pedata More to come.

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