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Grabbing Fleeting Foliage, Knuckup Hill Wrentham, Trout Pond

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View from the top of Knuckup HIll in Wrentham

A gorgeous fall day appeared, with blue skies, bright sunshine, the reds and oranges and bright yellows of fall on full display. I had a meeting in Wrentham, which got me right next door to one of my favorite easy walks, so after the meeting we headed up to the top of Knuckup HIll, in times past the old town ski hill. Continue reading

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Leaf peeping in the Berkshires

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Stream flowing out of Riga Lake

We headed out the Masspike this past weekend, hoping to avoid the leaf peepers of Vermont and New Hampshire, and indeed, the traffic was surprisingly light this past weekend. So light that we just kept going, much farther west than we originally planned. We ended up all the way in the Great Barrington area, crossed into Connecticut and got some great views. Continue reading

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Finding fantastic foliage

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Sugar maple in its blazing glory, in a cemetery in Mendon, MA

Find the “perfect spot to view the stunning foliage in New England is a matter of luck, skill, patience, and determination. A rainstorm can cut short an already short “season.” The leaves that were ‘just there” when you drove by may be gone by the time you can grab your camera to preserve that stunning view.  Continue reading

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Fall in Southern New England

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Hints of fall color

Hints of fall color

It’s been a long summer. I’ve become an early bird, transformed from the night owl I have been most of my life. I’ve resorted to this life change simply to be able to spend time outdoors before summer’s heat sets in each day. And now fall is here, and I am hungry for signs of fall colors. Continue reading

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