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Exploring the visual wonders of New England, and what some of these pictures I’ve taken along the trail bring to mind for me.

Magical Places–Along the Banks of the Blackstone River

Blackstone Gorge

Blackstone Gorge

We’re into the midst of foliage season here in southern New England. Although the day was overcast yesterday, it wasn’t raining, and I decided to follow the advice I’ve been giving folks who are interested in finding fantastic foliage near where we live: seek out your local rivers, streams and ponds first. Continue reading

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Finding Fantastic Foliage

Sculpture Park, Franklin, MA

Sculpture Park, Franklin, MA

When the woods begin¬†filling with color, it’s as though I’ve forgotten this ever happened before. Some¬†view fall as the harbinger of winter, but for me, it is the long-promised relief from the heat of summer. Continue reading

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Autumn: Part 2

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While I love the outdoors at any time of year, there is something about fall in New England that turns my heart to thoughts of the sacred. The story of Moses and the burning bush comes to mind as I scan through photos I took from last fall. Sugar maples are particularly stunning, seeming to be almost ablaze…and yet not burned up. Continue reading

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Autumn

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When I came to New England my goal was to see snow! A Floridian by birth, I grew up feeling deeply deprived of this wonder of nature. In the years I’ve lived in New England I’ve seen snow in its many forms, and have not tired of it. However, the colors of fall, which are much more ephemeral, have become much more compelling to me the past few months. Continue reading

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