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Shout it from the Mountaintop: December 19, 2014

“If you can’t live in the land you love, love the land you’re in.”  ― Richard Louv

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Shout it from the Mountaintop: December 12, 2014

“Unlike television, reading does not swallow the senses or dictate thought. Reading stimulates the ecology of the imagination.” ― Richard Louv

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Now for something a little different - a guest post

My friend and loyal follower of Our Green Genes, Kate Rotherham is a writer based in north-east Victoria.  Her fiction has been published in magazines, literary journals and anthologies, including… 1,020 more words

Well-being

Shout it from the Mountaintop: December 5, 2014

“Prize the natural spaces and shorelines most of all, because once they’re gone, with rare exceptions they’re gone forever. In our bones we need the natural curves of hills, the scent of chapparal, the whisper of pines, the possibility of wildness.

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Teach the Children Well

Living on the edge of other people’s reality is not an easy thing. Having a different perspective, one that I could not/can not always articulate for someone else’s mind set made it especially difficult for me in school. 2,246 more words

Creative Non-fiction

Shout it from the Mountaintop: November 28, 2014

“Passion is lifted from the earth itself by the muddy hands of the young; it travels along grass-stained sleeves to the heart. If we are going to save environmentalism and the environment, we must also save an endangered indicator species: the child in nature.” ― Richard Louv

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Missoula as Walden

Now that we have stopped moving and are settled here in our house in Missoula, I have had some time to think and to absorb my surroundings. 1,587 more words