Tag Archives: Quabbin

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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01.07.2017 North Quabbin Sunrise

At this point, I no longer remember why I didn’t get out on the first for a New Year sunrise…maybe it was overcast which seems likely…memory is a bit iffy.  But I did get out on the second and the … Continue reading

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12.15.16 Sunrise over Reservoir Smoke

I don’t know whether reservoir smoke is a real thing, at least in the language, but the fog that rises from a warm ocean on a very cold day is known as sea smoke. Sunday was very cold, as I … Continue reading

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11.14.2016 Monochrome Monday

I may have posted this before, but the subject of flowers in black and white came up on another photographer’s blog the other day and reminded me of a couple of images I liked in monochrome- this being one of … Continue reading

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11.09.2016 Semi-Wordless Wednesday

Quabbin Park Shoreline Rock and Foggy Mount Lizzie- Not feeling too chatty today…even less than usual.

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11.07.2016 Beauty amidst Death

This is part of a dead or dying stand of Red Pines (Sylvestres resinosa) in the Quabbin Park area. The trees were infested by Red Pine Scale (Matsucoccus resinosae) which attacks them underneath the flaky bark. It was once a lovely … Continue reading

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