Tag Archives: Holyoke Mountain Range

05.11.2021 Two from the Neighborhood

I set out yesterday morning for Chesterfield Gorge because I had heard about the Painted Trilliums being in flower there.  I might not have gone for that ride and just waited for some closer to home (it’s an hour ride) … Continue reading

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01.21.2021 Dawn of a New Day

Yesterday saw what many are calling the dawn of a new day.  We can hope for better days.  There is always hope.  

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10.13.2020 ‘nother drive by

Every once in a while I get a nice reward for running our errands. I almost always pass this location on the way home to see what might be happening and I liked the trees on the far end of … Continue reading

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08.10.2020-2 Monochrome Monday

The Holyoke Mountain Range seen from the Honeypot by the Connecticut River in Hadley, MA. at morning twilight.  

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07.16.2020 The view from under the Maple

As I mentioned yesterday, I had visited Mount Pollux hoping for colorful skies.  The east and north were too thickly clouded for the rising sun to have much of an effect, but to the south a few clouds caught some … Continue reading

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05.10.2020 Norwottuck at Sunup

There have been a few questions about what foliage is like in Spring here in Western Massachusetts.  I’ve posted some examples previously and here’s another.  After the maple and moon and colorful clouds over Amherst last Friday, I headed down … Continue reading

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05.08.2020-2 Photography before senior hour

The local grocery I shop at opens for us older folks at 6 a.m. Until recently that eliminated early morning photography for me but now, with sunrise at 5:30 and earlier, there is plenty of time to do both. I … Continue reading

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05.21.2019 The before and after

The title might give the impression of a raw image followed by a processed one but in this case it is Sunday’s preceding and following compositions to my back and side. The setting Full Flower Moon just before sunrise. As … Continue reading

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05.17.2019 Mount Norwottuck

The Holyoke Mountain Range is a dominant feature here in the Happy Valley. And Mount Norwottuck stands out among all the other mountains and hills that make up the rare chain that aligns east-west. There are many locations to view … Continue reading

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09.28.2017-2 Moonset over Mount Hitchcock

From this past June

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