Tag Archives: Quabbin

08.19.2019 Driftwood 1

Before finding the blue curls yesterday, I walked a bit of Gate 35, Old North Main Street in the disenfranchised former town of Dana, Massachusetts-one of the four towns flooded to create the Quabbin Reservoir. It’s one of my favorite … Continue reading

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08.12.2019 Layers, diagonals, and fogs, oh my!

Yesterday morning when I arrived at the New Salem Overlook I did just a quick drive through.  The sky was clear so I moved on to look for other places since I prefer clouds at sunrise to catch some color. … Continue reading

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08.05.2019 “Bassett Brook” in fog.

I am sure this brook, which feeds into the Quabbin Reservoir does indeed have a name.  But I haven’t been able to find it yet.  For now I’ll call it Bassett Brook since it feeds into Bassett Pond through a … Continue reading

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08.04.2019 With apologies

Just a note to say I am embarrassed to have not known about your posts until today.  I generally don’t use the reader for a few reasons…one being the number of clicks required to view a post and comment…so have … Continue reading

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07.26.2019 Eastern Teaberry

The plant of many names, this is also known as wintergreen (several have that same common name), checkerberry,  boxberry, or American wintergreen.  One of the botanists at Native Plant Trust calls it eastern spicy-wintergreen. Gaultheria procumbensis is a member of … Continue reading

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07.22.2019 Downy Rattlesnake Plantain closeup

Not a full frame of one bloom, but this was as close as the 180 with two tubes could get and still focus. The 100 might have got closer but the lens you have with you is your best lens … Continue reading

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07.18.2019 Man in the Rock and Gate Post

After photographing yesterday’s dewy false foxglove at the end of Winsor Dam in Quabbin Park, I walked around the corner to the Spillway to see if I could find another abstract along the idea of my ones a few weeks … Continue reading

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