Marilyn and I went to the canal a couple of days ago. I wasn’t going to take my camera … and then I thought “I’ll regret it if I don’t.” Probably because I always regret not having a camera when there are pictures to take.
Both of us have shot pictures of the dam many times during all four seasons. I think most were taken in the autumn, when the trees along the canal are in their glory.
Summer is a study in shades of green. Lucky for me, there were some people, too. After decades spent covering breaking news, I automatically shoot and let the chips — or pictures — fall where they may. They may not be perfect, but moving targets don’t wait.
So here are the ways you can go along the Blackstone Canal.