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02.29.2016 A good day for hanging

The exhibit, that is.  The hardest part was writing an artist’s statement.  That was the last step in preparation.  I doubt very much that anyone reading it will feel inspired, but at least there is something to read. 🙂 Although … Continue reading

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01.29.2015 Thinkin’ Summer

Tuesday’s snow has been cleared, the roof has been raked and we got up around 30°F today which led to some melting.  Around midnight tonight there’s another few inches coming in and then we get real cold again, just in … Continue reading

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07.16.2014-Two Skimmer Dragonflies

Here are two nice fresh dragonflies of the Libellula genus. This first has the dark basal wing patches that are typical  of Widow Skimmers (Libellula luctuoso). This is a female.The second is a female Spangled Skimmer (Libellula cyanea) with stigma … Continue reading

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08.15.2013 Foggy Poor Farm Swamp with a dragonfly chaser

More rail trail shenanigans. Sunday was my turn to work for our big sales tax holiday.  For the past several years, with one exception, Massachusetts (aka Taxachusetts) has given folks the opportunity to beat the state out of some taxes … Continue reading

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06.15.10 Clamp-tipped Emerald

A visitor in my backyard.  Quite a large number of my insect images come from my backyard.  It’s not all that necessary to travel to find something of interest. Please click the image for a larger version.

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