Tag Archives: Amherst

08.12.2018 Amanita…do not eat a

The Blusher (Amanita rubescens) is variable in appearance. Supposedly edible if properly prepared (like a pufferfish), but as I suggest in the title, I wouldn’t take a chance on any Amanita. Advertisements

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08.11.2018 I do love me a good fog

Owens Pond is a favorite spot for a couple of reasons, foggy tree reflections being the main attraction. Early Sunday morning, August 5th, I had it all to myself.  Peace, quiet, tranquility.

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08.10.2018 South Amherst Sunrise

After a storm, quite often the departing clouds light up at sunrise.

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07.25.2018 Why the stern look?

I don’t know whether frogs and toads can shape a smile or not, but they always look rather  irritated.  I had to guide this little American Toad out of Bentley’s circle of influence.  I don’t think he would have tried … Continue reading

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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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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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