Tag Archives: Quabbin Park

09.27.2017 Defying imagination

The insect world is beyond imagination.  Natural selection has created so many different species that I don’t think human artists could even approach duplicating the feat. And, although describing is beyond my intention in this post, their lives are just … Continue reading

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09.26.2017 A tree grows in Quabbin

I am not sure if Melissa was making the same connection to the old novel as I am here  with her title “A tree grows in Grayslake” . I am guessing she is.  🙂    Be sure to click through … Continue reading

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09.24.2017 Quabbin Former Ponds

When the Goodnough Dike was put in place, the waters of the three branches of the Swift River became not so swift as, along with the Windsor Dam, it blocked the flow and created the Quabbin Reservoir.  Much was swallowed … Continue reading

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09.21.2017 In a fog

Two of my happy places are Quabbin and in a fog (both physically and metaphysically).  On this particular day, I was making images of Quabbin Tower and trees in fog.After that I turned to photograph some other trees and while … Continue reading

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04.03.2017 Quabbin Observation Tower at Sunrise

I had big plans for today…shoot sunrise, wander along a full rushing stream and take a hike in Quabbin.  But a combination of sore back and Bentley wanting to go out at midnight keeping me awake for a few hours … Continue reading

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03.21.2017 Welcome Spring 2017!

Although the view seems a bit cold, and it was chilly for sure, this is how March 20 began here in Western Massachusetts. The snow is melting quickly as we have had several 40° to almost 50° days in a … Continue reading

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02.20.2017 The Holyoke Mountain Range from Afar

This is a view from the Quabbin Tower just as the sun was rising.  I had the Belt of Venus in mind as I drove there and decided to do a long shot of the mountains as I climbed the … Continue reading

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