New Jerusalem Sugarbush
Patches of sunlight pattern the sugarbush near New Jerusalem on a late spring afternoon. Wood is piled in preparation for next spring’s maple sap harvest.
Wandering into a bush I am immediately taken by the patches of light that penetrate the foliage. Without this theatrical light, this subject would be of little more than passing interest. Many stacks of wood from thinning the bush, line the “streets” in this property. Clearing the undergrowth this spring will not only provide fuel for boiling off next season but will also make the gathering of sap easier.
Canvas on Masonite
18" x 24"