The Tarn is a wonderful pond area filled with lily pads and reeds. The sun hitting the foliage hillside behind the pond is reflected in the water and the blue sky overhead is turning the reeds this purply color.
This granite pothole is 20 feet in diameter. It "is believed to have been eroded 15,000 years ago while the North American ice sheet was melting." The Basin has been smoothed out by the motion of small stones and river sand of the Pemigewasset River.
This was taken on one of those perfect snowy days on a back road in Vermont. As I was driving down this hill I spotted this stream and just parked the car on the narrow road and and scrambeled over the bank hoping I wouldn't miss the bank and land in the stream - The quiet - the solitude was just incredible.