Hiding

“Nature has the deep cunning which hides itself under the appearance of openness, so that simple people think they can see through her quite well, and all the while she is secretly preparing a refutation of their confident prophecies.”                                  … Continue reading Hiding

John Muir’s Joy

My First Summer in the Sierra by John Muir is Muir’s personal journal documenting his journey into the Sierras while watching and driving Mr. Delaney’s sheep herd for the summer. Muir’s enthusiasm and pure love of nature is evident from the first page of the book. It truly is a masterpiece of Muir’s and over … Continue reading John Muir’s Joy

Winds and Sunsets

“Like winds and sunsets, wild things were taken for granted until progress began to do away with them. Now we face the question whether a still higher ‘standard of living’ is worth its cost in things natural, wild and free. For us of the minority, the opportunity to see geese is more important than television.” … Continue reading Winds and Sunsets