Galactic Lupines

Well, it’s lupine season again at Sugar Hill in New Hampshire which means the beginning of the Lupine Festival.  Last year was my rookie year so I ended up with a load of ticks making my acquaintance after being in the lupine fields.  This year I was equipped with permethrin treated clothes to repel the … More Galactic Lupines

Flare Battle

Hi there!  Last night I really wanted to get out and take some shots at sunset.  There is snow everywhere and is bitterly cold in Massachusetts but I was ready to get some fresh air having been cooped up all day.  All the lakes are frozen and covered in snow which makes for less impressive … More Flare Battle

Strange Morning

Yesterday morning was like a beginning scene out of Breaking Bad. Summer sunrises mean an early start so I was out by Lo Presti Park across the harbor from Boston at 4.30am.  I noticed a skunk next to me frantically trying to get a plastic cup off its head, not something you see everyday.  I … More Strange Morning

Avalanche Falls

A few days in Franconia, New Hampshire, offer a lot of possibilities of places to go especially for hikes.  One very popular place is Flume Gorge in Franconia Notch State Park.  This is a natural gorge with granite walls rising to a height of 90 feet. However, if you plan to visit to get good … More Avalanche Falls