Blackstone Valley

CHRISTMAS MEMORIES

For the past couple of years, COVID stole our season. This year, it’s a double whammy of not feeling well and inflation. The inflation isn’t based on anything real, mind you. The actual price of a barrel of oil hasn’t… Read More ›

AUTUMN’S OVER

Festival of Leaves 2022: Week #9 – Most of the Leaves Have Fallen Indeed they have fallen and all the trees are completely bare. It happened incredibly fast. Literally, overnight, we went from and incredible fall to naked trees and… Read More ›

SQUIRRELY WORLD

I took a bunch more squirrel pictures this morning. I love the red squirrel with the puffy gray tail. These guys are so incredibly furry and cute, especially that tiny red one. But this is also an exercise is the… Read More ›

HARVEST’S END

THE HOLIDAYS WHICH CELEBRATED THE END OF THE HARVEST It froze last night marking the first night of frost for this year — and the official end of harvest. Samhain is a Gaelic festival marking the end of the harvest as well as the… Read More ›

LATE GOLDEN OCTOBER DAYS

Festival of Leaves 2022 Week #6: Late October Color in the Blackstone Valley All photographs: Garry Armstrong It may not be the absolutely last day of this beautiful autumn, but it’s getting close. I went to bring down the recycling bin… Read More ›