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John Muir

in every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.


John Muir Hospital in Walnut Creek reports HIPAA HITECH Breach of 5,450 patients

Because of a recent HIPAA HITECH breach of 5,450 patients, John Muir Walnut Creek was forced to take extra safeguards in order to protect the hospital and their patents. 20 more words

A word from John Muir

“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn.”

John Muir


Book Review: 'My First Summer In the Sierra' by John Muir

If you don’t know who John Muir is, you might not be American.

Wikipedia describes Muir as a “naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States.” He was more than that however and in fact, he was instrumental in starting what became the National Parks system, which also led to state parks as well. 172 more words


A Glorious Tradition

               John Muir’s book, My First Summer in the Sierra, is a fascinating piece reflecting elements of early nature writing and late colonial adventure writing, focusing on the more “glorious” aspects of nature, while utilizing the colonial transition of self-righteous dehumanization.  1,099 more words


That Traveling Nurse is Seven Months Old!!!

All the wild world is beautiful, and it matters but little where we go, to highlands or lowlands, woods or plains, on the sea or land or down among the crystals of waves or high in a balloon in the sky; through all the climates, hot or cold, storms and calms, everywhere and always we are in God’s eternal beauty and love. 53 more words