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06.12.2021 Miss Pinky in Space

I posted this flower the other day entwined.  But floating in space is fun too. Grass Pink-Calopogon tuberosus As for the title…..

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06.10.2021 Just this one…

When I walked into MacLeod Field (I only recently learned the actual name of what I have been calling Lawrence Swamp wet meadow) early last Saturday morning I didn’t expect to find orchids that early in the month but felt … Continue reading

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07.06.2020 Macro Monday-Grass Pink Farewell

Among a few other subjects that I found in the meadow was most likely the last of the Grass Pinks-Calopogon tuberosus that I will photograph this season.  Most are long past and not looking good even for a “spent” image. … Continue reading

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06.14.2020-2 As luck would have it….

It’s back to work tomorrow morning. I know I have a ton of comments to respond to as well as your posts to comment on and I will catch up.  But this morning was my last “free” morning for a … Continue reading

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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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06.21.2019 Summah!

Here’s the solstice.  It seems like only a few days ago I complained about how fast May had passed and now we’re within reach of July 4th. It’s a rainy start to the season as we’ve been receiving light rain, … Continue reading

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06.12.2016 The annual Grass Pink image

I think we must all be a little sadder today.  I will never understand how someone can take it upon themselves to extinguish the life of another, much less in the numbers that were lost early this morning in Orlando. … Continue reading

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06.22.2015 Annual meadow orchids

Not too much to say about these.  I’ve posted both here before, but it’s an annual tradition for me to visit my wet meadow near Lawrence Swamp for them.  They are such lovely flowers and it is hard to not … Continue reading

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