THE CHANGING SEASONS, JANUARY 2020 – Marilyn Armstrong

The Changing Seasons, January 2020 This hasn't been a normal January. We had no measurable snow and only 4 out of 31 days have been lower than average January temperature. Every other day was higher than average bringing this month in as the third warmest recorded. Most of my pictures this month were birds. Without snow … Continue reading THE CHANGING SEASONS, JANUARY 2020 – Marilyn Armstrong

DAMS AND ICE AS JANUARY SQUARES ENDS – Marilyn Armstong

DAMS AND ICE - JANUARY AT ITS END It has been a warm January, the warmest since 1932 and the third warmest since the beginning of the 20th century. Today was the first day that was colder than average in a couple of weeks. Tomorrow? Who knows? We had a dental appointment and that office … Continue reading DAMS AND ICE AS JANUARY SQUARES ENDS – Marilyn Armstong

PLENTY OF WATER IN THE WATERSHED – Marilyn Armstrong

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Water Our valley is full of rivers. Mostly, it is full of the Blackstone which winds its way down from the Worcester hills to its end in Newport, Rhode Island. Incidental to its biggest river, are several substantial tributaries including the Mumford in the heart of Uxbridge and a few others. Hard … Continue reading PLENTY OF WATER IN THE WATERSHED – Marilyn Armstrong

THERE WILL BE PEACE IN THE VALLEY – Marilyn Armstrong

Weekly Photo Challenge: Peaceful I live in a peaceful valley and I hope it remains peaceful. We've got our share of troubles. Not much work, relatively poor as places to live go. But we live in beauty, sometimes so much so I am amazed that somehow I ended up living here. Not being religious -- … Continue reading THERE WILL BE PEACE IN THE VALLEY – Marilyn Armstrong

A TEMPORARY FINISH LINE – Marilyn Armstrong

RDP-Sunday-FINISH I have to take a break. Not a one day break. I need like three or four days of almost no work that requires using my right arm. I have a bad tendon in the shoulder, not to mention a massive number of repetitive motion issues -- and it hurts a lot. There isn't … Continue reading A TEMPORARY FINISH LINE – Marilyn Armstrong

FLOWERS ALONG THE MUMFORD RIVER – Garry Armstrong

In the Park on a Sunny Tuesday -FOTD – 05/08/19 It was warm and sunny today and we grabbed the chance to get out and take a few pictures. Which turned out to be about 500 pictures between the two of us. The flowers came out lovely. It was late in the afternoon and the … Continue reading FLOWERS ALONG THE MUMFORD RIVER – Garry Armstrong

A RIVER OF MAGICAL PLACES: WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE – Marilyn Armstrong

Weekly Photo Challenge: Magical Places The Blackstone Valley Historical Corridor is a series of connected parks in and around the Blackstone River Valley. There are dozens of little, medium, and large parks. The parks surround many dams, ponds, and lakes. There are bicycle paths, picnic tables, even a few areas where you can swim and many … Continue reading A RIVER OF MAGICAL PLACES: WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE – Marilyn Armstrong