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Nature's Welcoming

Muir’s great-grandson Robert Hanna passed along these excellent lines:

“The United States government has always been proud of the welcome it has extended to good men of every nation, seeking freedom and homes and bread.

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Channeling Muir in The Bronx

When you hike a trail you honor the life, the legend, the man, the beard: John Muir himself.

“This great Scottish-American conservationist can be considered the father of our National Parks, and founder of the modern environmental movement. 707 more words

Urban Wild

Tree House High Under Harvest Moon East Lothian, Scotland

Harvest Moon Holidays draws up a list of what to bring to their tree houses and safari tents on Lochhouses Farm in East Lothian. It’s a list of Danish ‘hygge’, conjuring up cosiness and well-being, and Danish ‘lykke’, happiness – but on the east coast of Scotland rather than Scandinavia. 1,131 more words


Mt. Baker

One exceptionally clear morning I caught Mt. Baker during sunrise.  I was staying in a vacation home on San Juan Island and happened to crawl out of bed in time for this shot. 69 more words


"In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks"

“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks” John Muir

Returning to my roots – the great outdoors

Hiking a low mountain in Maine to California redwoods

“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees.

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