Tag Archives: New Salem

07.03.2020 Frog Friday-Hey Bullfrog!

Female Bullfrog two ways. I started a bit farther away and slowly crawled closer until I filled the frame with the 180.  Females have tympanums (the round ear drum behind the eye) smaller or about the same size as the … Continue reading

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07.01.2020 White Water-lily Wednesday

I love finding these floating on dark water. This was the only fully open one within “reach” (see below) this past Monday as it is still just a touch early.  Some of the pink flowers are beginning to blossom too, … Continue reading

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06/28/2020 Silent Sunday-Bow Brook

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06.22.2020 If one is good, two is better

Sunrises two days in a row, that is.  I barely got to New Salem in time this morning to catch some nice light and color.  All the way up Route 202 I could catch glimpses of this developing and chastised … Continue reading

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06.12.2020-2 It’s also Frog Friday

Fergus was in a reflective mood this morning. Click me!   🙂

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04.21.2020-2 April Frost

One of my Facebook friends suggested this would be a good name for a Bond Girl.  🙂 I am pretty much over cold opportunities and like most everyone else crave warmer days and the subjects that come with that…flowers, frogs, … Continue reading

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04.11.2020 04.11.2016

Didn’t make it out of the house this morning, but I did four years ago.

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03.25.2020 Wordless Wednesday

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03.09.2020 Welcome DST

I am not sure whether Daylight Savings Time is a good thing or not.  There are a lot of arguments pro and con.  At least yesterday morning it was beneficial for being able to take my time and still catch … Continue reading

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02.18.2020 Porter’s Hand Built Keystone Arch Bridge

I’ve posted about this bridge before but it is remarkable so it gets posted again.  Adolphus Porter returned home a wounded veteran of the Civil War and decided to build a bridge.  In 1866 he completed this masterpiece, all hand … Continue reading

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