Monday, November 21, 2011


Brant on the march
Colt State Park was alive with birds on Sunday. The brant were occupying the grass between the puddle and the road. My first snow bunting of the season landed next to a picnic table. The trees were full of chickadees and tufted titmice. As always, there were many herring gulls and some ring-billed gulls. And, of course, pigeons.

Pigeons on the grass, alas!*
*Gertrude Stein, Four Saints in Three Acts.

Friday, November 18, 2011

Color in the Park

Color in the Park by Captain_Peleg
Color in the Park, a photo by Captain_Peleg on Flickr.

Autumn leaves in the park at Lawrence Heritage State Park Visitor Center.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011


Been walking in Lawrence of late. Took some photos.

Northern Canal Lock
The lock mechanism is fascinating.

Northern Canal has lots of bridges over it -- for trains, people, and vehicles.

It was wicked cloudy today, so made for interesting skies and reflections in the canal.

Pemberton Mill
I've been thinking a lot about the Pemberton Mill collapse (January 1860) lately, wondering what lessons we've learned and perhaps forogotten since then.
Starting Point of The Path
I found the award-winning documentary The Path | Fall of the Pemberton Mill very moving.