Tag Archives: North Quabbin

11.27.2021 The End of Prescott Road

Most of the gates around the Quabbin Reservoir are old roads, many of which end at the water. Gate 16 is the extension of Prescott Road which at one time led to the now former town of Prescott, home to … Continue reading

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11.25.2021 Nestled

Happy Thanksgiving to all. Hope this day finds you nestled in the warmth and love of family, friends, neighbors, or just happy memories of holidays gone by.  

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11.23.2021 And for something a little more lively

After shooting the abstract in the pond, I drove down Moosehorn Road and my peripheral vision, one of the few things age has not affected, noticed a bright spot between the trees about 100 feet into the woods. This wasn’t … Continue reading

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11.13.2021 Shhh/Peaceful

A favorite Miles Davis track.

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11.03.2021 How Green (and yellow, orange, and red) was my Valley

North Quabbin at Sunrise looking toward New Hampshire and Pack Monadnock Mountain. Our foliage is winding down, but this view up the valley from New Salem Lookout is always a bit later than most of our area for color.  I … Continue reading

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11.01.2021 Monochrome Monday-Fog in the Valley

A few moments after shooting “A Piece of Sky” on the 17th I looked down in the valley and saw this small area of foggy pines. North Quabbin is often filled with ground fog and the possibilities are varied depending … Continue reading

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10.31.0221 Silent Sunday

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10.25.2021 Moody Monday-Bow Brook

I’ve shot this scene several times and it has appeared here a few of those.  I really enjoy the lay of the land and the draw into the distance, especially on a foggy morning. Bow Brook flows out of North … Continue reading

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10.19.2021 Harvard Pond Island

After photographing the sky from the New Salem Lookout this past Sunday, I drove to Harvard Pond in Petersham, just a few miles away, to check out the foliage and hoping for some of that wispy valley fog. The color … Continue reading

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10.18.2021 A Piece of Sky

If only I could sing it like Barbra. Waiting for the sun to rise over a bank of clouds to the right, I liked the topmost cloud and the fog below.

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