Tag Archives: Mount Norwottuck

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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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 Gary asks, Gary Receives

I haven’t responded to all your comments yet, but I have read them and one, from Gary/krikitarts, requested a crop with just the dead trees. I did make a composition with the trees after the image I shared from Wednesday … 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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12.22.2015 Another Angle on the Holyoke Mountain Range

I am always looking to add to the collection of images of these mountains.  Of course, compared to some like the Rockies and Grand Tetons they may not be so grand, but for us here in southern New England they … Continue reading

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10.31.2015 Holyoke Range Foliage

As you may have guessed, I love this spot and try to find something new to share.  Yesterday I tried to get an image of the majority of the Holyoke Range.  Long Mountain and Rattlesnake Knob didn’t quite make it … Continue reading

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10.25.2015 Mount Pollux Finale

As far as 10/24 goes, this is it.  I think. After yesterday’s post, I walked up the hill to the two maples that have dominated that spot for many years.  Near the crest, so to speak as it’s not very … Continue reading

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10.24.2015 Sunrise and Foliage on Mount Pollux

Frost on the ground (24°F) and Raynauds in my gloves…it’s early winter in October in New England. This morning at 6:30 was an aimless drive before sunrise  which for us is now at about 7:15 until next Sunday when it … Continue reading

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