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Another View of Indian Hole Brook

  Here’s another photo of Indian Hole Brook in Indian Wells State Park in Shelton, Connecticut.  This was kind of a tough shot because there was a downed tree that I had to bend back to take the shot.  If it had slipped, it would have smashed into my tripod and my whole rig would […]

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Pickett's Pond in Osbornedale State Park, Derby Connecticut

Stone Wall near Pickett’s Pond in Osbornedale State Park

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Osbornedale State Park

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Osbornedale State Park  Here’s a photo of Pickett’s Pond located in Osbornedale State Park, Derby, Connecticut.  Some interesting facts about Osbornedale State Park are that silver was mined within the park after the Revolutionary War and there was also a spring water bottling business within the current […]

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Indian Hole Brook in Indian Wells State Park

Indian Hole Brook in Indian Wells State Park

 Here’s a close-up of Indian Hole Brook located in Indian Wells State Park in Shelton, Connecticut.  This is a beautiful little stream that runs over Indian Wells Waterfall and then flows into the Housatonic River.  It’s a very short and easy hike and I would recommend visiting if you’re in the area. Technorati Tags: Autumn, […]

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Headstones in a cemetary

Happy Late Halloween

  BOO! I had planned to post this for Halloween, but had forgotten.  However, here in New England, Trick or Treating was postponed until this weekend, so I thought I would go ahead and post it.  This was taken in an old cemetary in Monroe, Connecticut. Technorati Tags: Autumn, Cemetary, Connecticut, Headstone, Monroe, Photography, Photos

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Dark-Eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)

Dark-Eyed Junco in the Snow

  Last Sunday after the freak October snow storm, I photographed some birds outside around my bird feeder.  This little guy, a Dark-Eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis), was kind enough to do a little posing for me.  The birds must have been famished after the storm because they were attacking the bird feeder.  All of the snow […]

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White Birch in Mohawk Mountain State Forest and Park

White Birch – Mohawk Mountain State Forest and Park

  I didn’t get home till late tonight, so this will be a very short post.  Below is a photo of some White Birch in Mohawk State Forest and Park that I thought were particularly striking. Tomorrow, I’ll have a longer post, but for now it’s time for bed. Technorati Tags: Autumn, Connecticut, Foliage, Mohawk […]

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Exhibit inside the dome at Dinosaur State Park

Dinosaur State Park, Rocky Hill Connecticut

About a month ago, I stopped at Dinosaur State Park in Rocky Hill, Connecticut and took the photos below.  It’s a pretty cool place with a dome shaped exhibit hall that houses dioramas, specimens, and nature exhibits.  The park was opened in 1968 after construction workers discovered dinosaur tracks during excavation.  They’ve preserved many of the tracts […]

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View to the west from Heublein Tower at Talcott Mountain State Park

Views from Talcott Mountain State Park

  Located in Simsbury Connectiut, Talcott Mountain State Park’s main attraction is the Heublein Tower.  The tower offers a 360 degree commanding view of the area.  To the north, it’s possible to see Massachusetts on a clear day and Hartford is visible to the east.  The tower was previously owned by Gilbert F. Heublein, head of […]

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