Tag Archives: North Quabbin

06.05.2019-2 More lady’s slippers

On a less bittersweet note… One day last week the call of the lady’s slippers was still strong.  It usually lasts as long as they do and I try to visit as many as I am able. This is a … Continue reading

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06.04.2019 How to start a day

Monday was the last vacation day (in reality I do not work weekends or Mondays so Friday was) and it started off with a wonderful sunrise.  The predawn was fairly quiet, but once the star hit the stage things got … Continue reading

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06.01.2019 Two Sunrises…One Day

5:45 am. The prospects did not look promising as I pulled into the New Salem Overlook this morning.  Gray sky above the horizon with no sign of any color or individual clouds. But it seemed possible that the sun might … Continue reading

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05/31/2019 Nothing to Grouse about

Yesterday morning I decided to visit a North Quabbin gate where I have found several nice clusters of Pink Lady’s Slippers in the past. After photographing them I started walking back towards my car when I spotted another of my … Continue reading

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05.26.2019 Return of the foreground rock

For years I would set up in front of or on the rocks at this overlook.  They were, of course, placed there by safety minded folks so cars would not go over the edge and offered a seat for sunrise … Continue reading

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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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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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