Writing, Teaching, Learning from Nature

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

~John Muir, My First Summer in the Sierra (1911)

John Burroughs’ “Slabsides” (West Park, NY)

“If we do not go to church so much as did our [parents], we go to the woods much more, and are much more inclined to make a temple of them than they were.”

~John Burroughs, “The Gospel of Nature,” in Time and Change (1912)