Tag Archives: Hawley Bog

07.03.2021 Natural Fireworks

This Canada Lily-Lilium canadense resembles the fireworks some of us will see this weekend. I was hoping to visit these at Hawley Bog today but we are in the midst of a somewhat steady rain so I’ll have to put … Continue reading

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10.03.2020 One year ago today

Eliza’s post from Hawley Bog for Wordless Wednesday reminded me that a) I hadn’t been there yet this year and b) I had been there last year on this day. When I went back and looked at some of the … Continue reading

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08.17.2019 Return to Potash Brook

On a trip through Hawley, MA to it’s namesake bog, I noticed this brook cutting through the woods alongside East Hawley Road. The brook eventually contributes to the water in the bog where there are orchids, pitcher plants and many … Continue reading

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09.12.2018 Sarracenia purpurea

AKA Purple Pitcher Plant If humans were small and curious, maybe even a purple people eater.

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08.26.2018 Canada Lilies

Every year I look forward to photographing Canada Lilies. It’s a challenge trying to find some way of presenting them a little differently than before. I don’t think these are all that unique but they are lovely flowers and I … Continue reading

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07.14.2016 One last Pitcher picture

Employing the Venus Laowa 15mm macro to capture the entire plant in its surrounds.  Another prone piece of work.

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07.12.2016 A piece of the puzzle

The puzzle is the wide expanse of what makes up our world.  Sometimes larger than life in our limited human experience and sometimes much smaller than our imagination can conjure.  In between can be found many levels for observation as … Continue reading

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07.10.2016 Steve and the Giant Purple Pitcher Plant

We’ve needed rain and got a little this morning while I was at Hawley Bog. Very little.  But that didn’t stop me from getting soaked.  The bushes and tall grass were leaning over the boardwalk and heavy with the mist/drizzle … Continue reading

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09.15.2015 Purple Pitcher Plant

Pitcher plants are so interesting.  They eat animals.  Nature allows so much diversity in attaining nourishment.  I would guess we all are familiar with the Venus Flytrap and many have seen these carnivorous plants too.  There are so many varied … Continue reading

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09.14.2015 Sure, why not…Monday ‘shroom

Well, I am sitting here in relative panic mode.  I just boxed up and UPSed off my 5D Mark II to Canon for a clean and check.  There are a few spots on the sensor that my Sensor Swabs cannot … Continue reading

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