Tag Archives: North Quabbin

09.30.2018 Autumn’s beginnings…foliage and fog

While October has not yet arrived, just a day away though, there are bits of color to be found in small areas. Close to water is usually at the lead and that was the case with this image next to … Continue reading

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09.27.2018 Late summer orchids

Ladies’ Tresses, in this case Nodding, are fairly small and you might not take them for an orchid on first notice. A closer look makes it more evident.  Earlier this month, while I was visiting the site where I find … Continue reading

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09.26.2018 Three Edibles

I don’t forage, so these had nothing to fear from me and I wasn’t going to deprive all those spores of their destinies.  But there are a few mushrooms that are unmistakable even to a layperson like me. This is … Continue reading

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08.09.2018 Orange-Millington Road

Monday brought us a nice foggy start to the day seen earlier in Sunrise Surprise. As the fog dissipated, it still added a lot of “atmosphere” to the hike I made on Orange-Millington Road inside Quabbin’s Gate 30 (also accessible … Continue reading

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08.06.2018 Sunrise Surprise

Pretty thick fog in the neighborhood and all the way to New Salem I could see the fog rolling up the windshield as the aerodynamics of a moving vehicle carried it over my car. Really wasn’t expecting much as I … Continue reading

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09.28.2017 Similar visions

Apparently I like the sun in the upper right.  🙂 July 3, 2017 Brickyard, Amherst, MA September 10, 2017 North Quabbin from New SalemIn fairness to myself, I do place the sun, or other subjects, elsewhere in my compositions.  But … Continue reading

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09.25.2017 Red-spotted Purple

Sometimes it just takes a bit of luck.  On this particular day, I was walking a path to Quabbin’s shoreline with landscapes on my mind.  On the way out, I was gifted this opportunity.  The butterfly spent a fair amount … Continue reading

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