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Weekly Photo Challenge: REFRACTION

Hmm, tough challenge for me, because I don’t really know what refraction means. Reflecting light? Bouncing it off someone or something? How about its opposite,  NOT reflecting light? Sucking it in instead? Here’s a lovely example (well, I think it’s lovely). … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: FALL

What could be more a sign of “Fall” than mushrooms? (At least in my mind….) We found this speckled specimen growing in the woods at Northampton’s delightful Look Park on one of the few non-rainy mornings we’ve had lately: And no, we … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, Food, Nature, Photography, Plants | Tagged , , , | 21 Comments

Across the Campus and Into the Greenhouse —

As I’ve complained before, I have a Black Thumb. Alas, anything I plant or prune or pinch — dies. So when we took first-time visitors to the Pioneer Valley over to see the gem of a small art museum on … Continue reading

Posted in Color, Flowers, Gardens, Nature, Personal Essay, Photography | Tagged , , | 16 Comments