NJWILDBEAUTY readers know that my friend, Deb Hill, and I spent a splendid almost-week, doing hikes and art among mountains, in the very old Berkshires of Massachusetts.
Now, wrapped in winter, it is difficult to credit the vividness of memory. Here, come along on our very first stroll, under extremely changeable skies, along the streets of Williamstown, and out Route 2 toward but not in North Adams.
Beckoning Fence, near Water Street, Williamstown
Sometimes, New England itself seems like a dream. But then I return, and it’s more real than ever – poised against the sterilities of the 21st Century.
Maple Splendor in ‘a mizzle of rain’, Williamstown
Red Bench, Williamstown Stroll
Porch Rockers, “Come and Set a Spell…”
Autumn’s Last Gasp
Autumn in the Rain, Williamstown
Hobson’s Choice Restaurant, Water Street
Beer Kegs outside Water Street Grill
Water Street Grill Sign and October Skies
Water Street Grill Bacon Bleu Cheese Burger
Water Street Grill Salad Caprese
Water Street Grill Steak and Bleu Cheese Salad of another day…
Water Street Grill Lemon Raspberry Genoise!
Wild Oats Healthy Local Sustainable Food Market!
Wild Oats Radishes (yes!) and Cauliflower
Wild Oats Brussels Sprouts
Wild Oats Abundance — Cabbages for Kings
New England Splendor, Williamstown
Time for a Change, Coming Down from the summit of Mt. Greylock