“To pay homage to beauty is to admire Nature; to admire Nature is to worship God” -Unknown ©Tom Gable ©Tom Gable ©Tom Gable Continue reading Paying Homage
“The woods are vibrant and alive when one walks through them, creatures flutter, bound, and call. But to the old bur oak, the brown behemoth, that sits wise and wide in the low swamp, the woods are quiet. For amongst the music of the thrush’s organ song, and the grunt of the deer, the Michigan … Continue reading The Woods Are Now Silent
“How delightful it is to be alone here! How wild everything is – wild as the sky and as pure! Never shall I forget this big, divine day – the Cathedral and its thousands of cassiope bells, and the landscapes around them, and this camp in the gray crags above the woods, with its … Continue reading How Wild It Is!
“He was born in the summer of his 27th yearComin’ home to a place he’d never been beforeHe left yesterday behind him, you might say he was born againYou might say he found a key for every door When he first came to the mountains his life was far awayOn the road and hangin’ by … Continue reading Rocky Mountain High
I cannot help but identify and feel what Muir is getting at here (read below). Who hasn’t had a time when they were lost in complete awe of the natural world? It is at these moments of pure wonder and enchantment, when I feel as Muir does, wishing to but stay forever to watch the grandeur … Continue reading Surely, I’ll Be Back