Tag Archive: summer

A Light in the Darkness

The forest is vast—always wild, and sometimes cruel. Even unforgiving. There is great beauty there, and danger also. It’s here we find ourselves, one and all. What can we do but try our best to keep to the path? To…
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River Mist

During a late morning hike along the Pemigewasset River in New Hampshire, I stopped to capture this tranquil scene. I was inspired by the way the mist was floating just above the water’s surface, slowly burning off after the previous…
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Weeping Pine 2

While walking beside the Pemigewasset River in New Hampshire, I stopped to observe some lingering drops from the previous night’s rain. I liked the way they clung to these pine needles like little jewels. A sudden lull in the breeze…
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Golden Cap

Not far from the banks of the Pemigewasset River in New Hampshire, I spied this vibrant yellow mushroom. I was captivated by its pefect golden cap, and the way the color contrasted with the greens and soft purples of the…
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Atlantic Coast Still Life

While walking along the ocean’s edge in Maine’s Acadia National Park, I stumbled upon this perfect collection of objects from the sea. The arrangement of the feather along with the rocks and seaweed immediately made me think of a still…
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Reflection

While hiking the Mass Audubon Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary in Topsfield, MA, I stopped to take in the scenery. The glassy surface of the Ipswich River was perfectly reflecting the trees and ribbons of cloud on a beautiful summer afternoon.…
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Looking Back from the Knife Edge of Summer

Sitting here this morning under steel grey skies I can feel the knife-edge of the summer. The autumn is so close—three days and the season will be officially upon us. Truthfully, looking at the world outside I think it’s already…
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Lady Slippers and Indecisive Rain

“I think it’s going to rain.” Brian said as he looked up at the sky through the canopy of pines.  “What did you say the percentage was?” I shrugged it off.  “Twenty-five percent chance.  I think we’ll be okay.” “Are…
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