Tag Archives: New Salem

05.12.2019 A brief moment in time

A 20 minute drive up Route 202 into New Salem got me to the overlook just in time for this nice light before a cloud cover swallowed the rising sun for a few hours.  Eventually we had a sunny lovely … Continue reading

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05.06.2019 Bear’s Den Falls

I hope that this post is more popular than the last couple. Maybe folks are bored with cascades. Bear’s Den got its name from a huge bear killed in this location.  There is a story also that during colonial times, … Continue reading

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04.08.2019 Dawn Blast Off

Once again, my story starts with an overcast sky, but I thought one never can be sure there won’t be a sliver of light through that overcast which can be of benefit.  Well, there turned out to be more than … Continue reading

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02.04.2019 The aforementioned sunrise

There will be more ice, but here’s something to warm us up. Another roadside sunrise in New Salem.  We’re looking across the New Salem Orchard and North Quabbin.

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01.29.2019 Hangers On

By the shape it would appear that at one time these were hanging from the bottom of the fallen tree and its fungi (a polypore).  Now separated, they are fortunately remaining elevated thanks to the rock they’ve clung to. Although … Continue reading

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01.04.2019 Harris Hill

Another early start was a bit easier, in a way, as Bentley decided he needed to go out at 3:30.  As long as we were up, he decided he needed his breakfast then too.  Still, that’s better than 1:30 which … Continue reading

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01.01.2019 Happy New Year

I am as happy as anybody to greet the new year although I hold no grudges against 2018.  Mosquitoes, yes, the year, no.  But it’s always nice to look at things afresh and look at oneself for ways to be … Continue reading

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