A. Adventures in Photography: Maple Sugaring in Central Vermont
This article is the first in a monthly series that will appear in the Freebird Times newspaper. With a circulation of 60,000 copies per issue, the Freebird Times can be found throughout Southeastern Massachusetts. If you live outside of Southeastern, MA , check back here each month to see the latest article. The intent of this series will be to highlight photo opportunities throughout New England, while offering tips on how to improve your photography.
In August of 2005, Brenda and I were able to visit Glacier National Park. During our trip we spent two days in the Many Glacier area. This beautiful corner of the park is bear country. While there, we saw four grizzlies and a black bear. During August they forage for huckleberries, which are abundant near Many Glacier. Having read many warnings about what to do when encountering a bear, we were quite content to view them from a distance. After hearing scary stories about bear attacks, we were definitely did not want to come face to face with one of these creatures. Seeing numerous t-shirts, coffee mugs, post cards, etc. with all kinds of bear jokes, photos, and legends, kept us quite intrigued by them. Some of the best local wisdom in regards to bear attacks is that it doesn’t matter how fast you can run, so long as you can outrun the person you’re with...
The Battle of Lexington
This story appeared in the Middleboro Gazette in April of 2008.
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