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The Passing on of Sacred Experiences

Of all the fire mountains which like beacons, once blazed along the Pacific Coast, Mount Rainier is the noblest.”- John Muir

It has come time, to pass on the sacred experiences to my son. 489 more words

Parenting

Take a Hike! (with me?): Hetch Hetchy edition

Hetch Hetchy is one of those things that I had never heard of before that everyone else seemed to know about.  So I played along and nodded when my friend said how excited she would be to see it, thinking the whole time, “What in the world is Hetch Hetchy? 281 more words

Nature

We Are Connected

“When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.”

~ John Muir

Photo: Wim Dejinis, Iceland

Quotables

Forever Green: Voices for the Wilderness Act

Fifty years ago Wednesday the Wilderness Act was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson. The act gave a legal definition to the term “wilderness:” 662 more words

History

Random Thought 08.31.14

This 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.

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Photography

“The 19th-century conservationist John Muir  ‘When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.’ For ecologists, no less than for poets or Buddhists, it is…

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Quotes