Wild Things

“There are some who can live without wild things and some who cannot” -Aldo Leopold                I have used this quote before on this blog but the more time I spend outside for my job, graduate work, and leisure the more I have come to appreciate the full meaning of … Continue reading Wild Things

Rest

“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under the trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the blue sky, is by no means waste of time.” -John Lubbock Continue reading Rest

Primitive Peace

“I remember a hundred lovely lakes, and recall the fragrant breath of pine and fir and cedar and poplar trees. The trail has strung upon it, as upon a thread of silk, opalescent dawns and saffron sunsets. It has given me blessed release from care and worry and the troubled thinking of our modern day. … Continue reading Primitive Peace

In Winter

“He who marvels at the beauty of the world in summer will find equal cause for wonder and admiration in winter… In winter the stars seem to have rekindled their fires, the moon achieves a fuller triumph, and the heavens wear a look of a more exalted simplicity.” -John Burroughs, The Snow-Walkers Continue reading In Winter