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06-04-2019 – Arethusa Falls

I saw this parking lot a few weeks ago, and I knew after the pictures I saw online I wanted to go there.  I also need to go back for Bemis and Frankenstein Cliffs!

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This is a moderate hike, not a lot of mud, you can hear the running water most of the time.  And then you see it.

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After clambering around and getting down to the creek, you can scamper right up next to the falls if you are so brave!  I didn’t feel like getting wet Smile

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I fiddled with some settings.  And a few things in lightroom – which is STILL a learning curve!

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05-30-2019–Lonesome Lake

What a fabulous hike.  Hard as frak!  But a great hike!

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A few smaller “water” areas here, some great wild flowers, some of the steepest inclines I’ve done in a long while as well!

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Just when you think “Okay I’ve had enough!” you come to a flatter area and you see this wicked lil view, but oh, it gets better!

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After clambering down to take these, I knew I had to go around “the lake”.  I had my snickers bar and started walking.  Yup, it only got better.

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There is a wicked dock (and a place you can stay apparently up above I caught a glimpse of it, but didn’t explore that area).  A mom and a daughter were sitting there, having sandwiches and speaking, what I think, was Korean.  Made me smile, reminded me what it is like for people who don’t speak french when I do it with folks I know.

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05.24.2019–Time @ Home

We welcomed a new addition about a month ago, his name is Archer.  He’s slowly starting to fit in and get used to us and us to him. 

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Back yard beauty!  I love my back yard and don’t spend enough time in it, since I travel. 

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I went off for a walk to the pond and snagged a few pictures around an about. 

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The light was great – spring brings different subjects to light

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I walked up Ricky T’s driveway, I always find something to take a picture of there.

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I then hit up the old Church, and got a few good shots.  A bit haunting to be honest.

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And then – the tracks!

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After Work Drive–9-27-2018

Some days I get out early.  Some days far later.  On this day: early.  I sent out to just “take some pictures.”  Most were 5-10 mins photo stops.  Here we go!

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The beauty of this area is there is always something to take pictures of. Old buildings, or stone walls, or wicked reflections, or… flowing water….

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I drove around towards Crawford Notch. Stop on here and there for more pictures. Caught the sun off some mountains.

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Then I made a stop at Silver Cascade (I think that’s the name!) and made a quick jaunt up that, and again, more flowing water!  Then on the way home, I found Fourth Iron camping grounds and stop there before I lost the light. 

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The Dells–9-19-2018

My coworker, Wendy (Hi Wendy!) keeps giving me some after work suggestions which is great! Today it was The Dells, a series of small tails, literally in the middle of town. 

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Diana’s Bath–9-13-2018

Another after work adventure!  I had a week of short hours, just low pt load to be honest.  So instead of going home and vegging out, I hit up a few of the places that are packed on weekends.

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The drive there was gorgeous!  I stopped into a few places and did a five min photo stop.  Where I take as many pics in five mins as I can. 

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The Bath is really pretty, the water is clear, as much in NH is, and a wonderful smell of clean for some reason struck me.

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The sun was great for taking photos of my keys for my key series here!  Many places because of being on a gorge, etc, it’s a struggle or at least a challenge.

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I had to stop, the clouds in the 1st pic are outrageous!

Flowers, Barns, Rusty Vehicles, and Randomness–06-25-2018

I hit up Caribou and Presque Isle today, just cuz an met up with my friend, Kasey for lunch.  On the drive home I decided to pull over and take a few pictures.

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My next stop! Lupins on the side of the road. 

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After the lupins, I made a quick pit stop at an abandoned building for a few snaps. 

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Old Trucks and even older Fire Trucks was the next stop on the side of the road.  I have myself less than 10 mins to shoot what I wanted.  Forces me to be innovated and an economy of shots!

 

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My  last stop was a few pictures of an old red barn in Van Buren.

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