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Have Yourself a Sequoical Day: a Trip to John Muir’s House

by Jason File

My friend and I were riding bikes on the sidewalks of Concord, California, heading towards John Muir’s house. We arrived in Concord by way of the BART train, a half hour’s ride from Oakland. 1,014 more words

Ceremonies

Mammoth Cave - Thoughts from 300 feet Under.

Something just doesn’t feel right about sitting on stadium bleachers with 100 other people when you’re 300 feet underground.

My Mom always tells people that I am her child that saw everything as either black or white and my brother tended to see things a little more grey. 725 more words

National Parks

Mount Rainier

Because you can only go in the summer, you have to go in the summer! Since this is the end of our contracts, our schedules changed and we just had one night, but we had to get out of the city and down to Tahoma!  183 more words

Hiking

Soul Food - On Ne Vit Qu'une Fois

Finally, I present my first post from the Emerald City. We’re settling in now. Josiah is loving his job as the Bakery Supervisor at our local Whole Foods & I was just hired at Starbucks (a good launch point for my coffee career). 517 more words

Her Thoughts

Exploring new paths...

“Between every two pine trees is a door leading to a new way of life.” John Muir

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John Muir: Steep Trails (Librivox)

John Muir was a Scotsman who moved to the United States and spent the rest of his life there; he was a naturalist and an explorer, when there were still unexplored parts of the US, particularly in the west. 187 more words

Travel Writing

The Immigration Project: Focus on John Muir

Earlier this week I spent three nights camping in Yosemite Valley with my parents, brother, sister-in-law, niece and nephew, and though it rained all three nights, we spent our days hiking to Vernal Falls, taking in the views of El Capitan, and cooling our limbs in Merced River. 1,571 more words

Immigration