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Inspiration Through Walking

Many famous authors, such as Dickens and Wordsworth, are known to have been great walkers.

Another great walker and climber was John Muir: a great naturalist and conservationist. 51 more words


Renew ~

“Take a course in good water and air; and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own.
Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you.”  — John Muir


The mountains are calling …

The mountains are calling and I must go, and I will work on while I can, studying incessantly.

— John Muir.

John Muir was one of the founding fathers of our national and state park systems. 

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Dirt Roads

“Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.”
~ John Muir, Scottish-American naturalist, author, and environmental philosopher


Tchaikovsky’s Ghost and Mr. Muir

“Inspiration is a guest that does not willingly visit the lazy.” ~ Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

I’m finishing up two incredible weeks, conducting both of Tchaikovsky’s final symphonies with different orchestras.

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John Muir is America’s most Famous Conservationist and Naturalist

John Muir went by many different titles in his lifetime in America. John was a sheepherder, farmer, inventor, explorer, naturalist, writer and well known and respected conservationist. 508 more words