Of Valleys and Summits

September 29, 2016 Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, Lenox AHHHH – the Berkshires in autumn: cold nights, crisp dawns, and warm afternoons!  The landscape is still predominantly summer-green, but the swamp maples are flush with color and the hills, too, are painted with strokes of … Continue reading

Raindrops Keep Fallin’

North Hill Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary, Duxbury on May 3, 2016 We’re in a protracted stretch of cool, rainy weather, but Spring only happens once a year, so seeing a possible break in the forecast, I head for the South Shore. It’s still raining as I arrive at the parking area for North Hill … Continue reading

Gone ta Camp

This is from a series of posts by MABA resident artist Barry Van Dusen Wildwood Camp, Rindge, NH on April 14, 2016 Wildwood is a quiet, peaceful place in April.  The small, year-round staff is busy preparing for the arrival of campers in June, and things are looking ship-shape.   … Continue reading

Blue Skies of Autumn, Part 2

This is from a series of posts by MABA resident artist Barry Van Dusen Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, Natick on October 15, 2015 After finishing my landscape painting (see Blue Skies of Autumn, part 1), I pack up and head further down the trail. Yellow-rumped warblers are moving thru the … Continue reading