Category Archives: Out and about

From My Phone

While working on my photo album this weekend, I remembered that I had some pictures on my phone that I wanted to include. So, for the first time since 2017, I took the effort to transfer pictures from my phone … Continue reading

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Icy Transformations

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‘Tis the Seedy Season: Part II

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‘Tis the Seedy Season: Part I

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Mission Accomplished

The black specks make me think that it’s mountain cranberry, but that’s a problematic identification. Mountain cranberry is rare in Massachusetts and its status is listed as “Endangered.” According to the state’s Fisheries & Wildlife page for mountain cranberry, “only … Continue reading

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Rhapsody in Blue

The asters were amazing this year. I found not only the usual white asters, but also pink, purple, and blue. I found them in the woods, and I found them in the meadows. One day, there were so many asters … Continue reading

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Joe Pye Weed

Joe Pye weed is a popular plant among gardeners. When I did an Internet search on it, most of the hits were for gardening, rather than wildflower, websites. Among its positive attributes are that it’s pretty, unusually tall, attractive to … Continue reading

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Continuing the Catalog: Part 3

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Milkweed

Milkweed grows in the meadows along the path where I often walk. I didn’t get any pictures of the flowers this year, so I offer you this post from 2008 (it contains a picture of milkweed flowers, plus a picture … Continue reading

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Color, Light, and Seeds

On my walk yesterday I took 500 pictures. That has to be a record. I deleted about half of them when I got home, but that still leaves a lot of pictures to look through. It’s going to take a … Continue reading

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