Tag Archives: nature

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The Lights at West Hartford

A bit of Christmas spirit seems in order and the fine tree out front of West Hartford’s Town Hall certainly does the trick.

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Bradley Point and a Beat Hero

Bradley Point was, for a short time, the home of famous Beat poet and novelist Jack Kerouac.

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Eightmile Crossing

Unlike their antique forebears, these relatively new covered bridges were never really intended to be trafficked crossings, but rather carefully crafted replicas.

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A Golden View of the Silver City

Gusting winds rock a cluster of cedars dauntlessly perched atop an ancient traprock cliff in the Metacomet Range.

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A Serpent Awakened

Along the flank of the Sleeping Giant hills, a woodland stream emboldened with the rainfall from an autumn Nor’easter surges through a leaf-scattered gorge.

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Wigwam Blue

A grove of pines stand shrouded with morning mist on the tranquil shores of Wigwam Reservoir, their towering trunks inverted in a mirror-like reflection upon the still water below.

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Woodland Remembrance

Sunlight pierces the forest canopy in the heart of Woodbridge, transforming the understory into a landscape fit for a fairytale.

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Naugatuck Eternal

Coursing mightily after weeks of springtime rainfall, the Naugatuck River churns up whitewater as it snakes through mist-engulfed woodlands.

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Randall Crossing at Lyndon

A century and a half after being built, Randall Covered Bridge feels almost as natural a part of the scenery as the surrounding woodlands or the rushing waters of the Passumpsic’s East Branch.

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Bouquet by the Water’s Edge

“Especially when summer breezes waft the teeming earth, and all landscapes seem to flourish in nature’s glad birth.”

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Clark’s Stairway

Sometimes a simple babbling brook can, through tangential association, lead us unexpectedly into topics of great historical importance.

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Citadel

Alcatraz Island rises from the fog-laden waters of San Francisco Bay, its sundry array of towers and buildings illumined against the hazy silhouette of distant, coastal hills.