Down to the Brook

July 6, 2017 Richardson Brook Wildlife Sanctuary, Tolland   From my hotel in Great Barrington I drive east through the pastoral farmland of the Housatonic River Valley and into the Hill Towns: New Marlborough and Sandisfield.  I pass through the little hamlets of Mill River, … Continue reading

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