Tag Archives: Shutesbury

01.19.2022 Winter’s Chaos

Eliot Porter’s book, “Nature’s Chaos,” is a favorite influence along with “Intimate Landscapes”. There is a lot to be seen in water’s frozen element.

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01.09.2022 Silent Sunday-Murphy Falls

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12.12.2021 Sutured Ice-Bird’s Eye View

As titles go I still have a way to go but it beats “Textured Ice” which is its file name. I considered “Three Worlds” but thought there might be a copyright infringement. Or “Nature’s Chaos” but that one too.  🙂 … Continue reading

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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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11.26.2021 Falls Friday

Rainy day here in Western Massachusetts.  And I’m still in a Tryptophan stupor from yesterday’s gorge. Been napping with Bentley much of the day after our usual 2 a.m. nature call for the both of us. After our day of … Continue reading

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11.24.2021 Waterfall Wednesday-Atherton Brook Rocks 2

Atherton Brook, like Dean Brook, draws me back repeatedly for an almost endless collection of cascades. While some are more spectacular than others, especially the waterfall I linked to in the previous post, all have something interesting to share. I’ll … Continue reading

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11.19.2021 Atherton Brook Rocks!

Actually, it does.  My favorite of the brooks that feed the Quabbin Reservoir, the cascades are varied and interesting and there is also a nice waterfall which appeared here several times including this from 2016. There are many cascades with … Continue reading

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11.05.2021 Flashback Friday-Murphy Falls in Autumn

After yesterday’s post from Dean Brook and reference to Murphy Falls, I thought I’d share this old image from 2015.  Similar has appeared in portrait format back then but this is the first appearance in landscape. And of course countless … Continue reading

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11.04.2021 Roadside Brook and Star

After spending some time enjoying the rising sun and foliage in North Quabbin, I drove through Shutesbury and down Sand Hill Road.  Dean Brook runs alongside and, as you’ve seen before, over a little waterfall that I call Murphy Falls. … Continue reading

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06.15.2021 Mission Accomplished

Yesterday morning began with thundershowers before dawn and then more later in the morning.  Later for me, probably still early for most everyone else. We need the rain so no complaints.  But when I visited some favorite spots for mountain … Continue reading

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