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Fresh Quotes: Imagination


The imagination takes us to other worlds. It adds color and texture where there is nothing but monotony. Imagination spurs innovation. It’s the starting point to all points wonderful. 249 more words

Albert Einstein

Day 18: From Circling Around 3

Hard to believe we are slightly past the half-way mark in the challenge, Write 31 Days. In the midst of so many struggling to write each day, they are doing it and coming up with some great posts. 262 more words

The Random Five

“How hard to realize that every camp of men or beast has this glorious starry firmament for a roof! In such places standing alone on the mountain-top it is easy to realize that whatever special nests we make — leaves and moss like the marmots and birds, or tents or piled stone — we all dwell in a house of one room — the world with the firmament for its roof — and are sailing the celestial spaces without leaving any track.”

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John Muir

the yosemite

a few weeks back, we took a family trip to yosemite national park, where some innocent tourist was forced to take roughly 500 photos similar to this for our potential holiday card.   647 more words


Beneficent Predation

(Note: John Muir walked through North American wilderness without a weapon. His agenda was simply to be where he was. But he was also made of steel and knew how to fight. 76 more words


Did you know the newest National Monument is practically in my backyard?

Despite the fact that so many, maybe most, define Southern California in terms of undisputed cacophony and congestion created by more than 22 million people living on top of each other, I can tune that out because I make it a practice to tune IN to a different frequency. 588 more words


Silver & Coral Sunrise

The grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere; the dew is never dried all at once; a shower is forever falling; vapor is ever rising. 37 more words