A bit of wit and wisdom gleaned from Nick Offerman’s “Where the Deer and the Antelope Play”: “Let’s own the […]
Tag Archive for ‘wilderness’
Full Moon with Nukes?
There was a gorgeous full moon here in the Blue Ridge Mountains this week. I missed the eclipse, but the […]
I chose my photograph of drops on leaves for a header image for several reasons: A symbol of the delicate […]
Less than an hour from our house. . .another river. . .another trail. . .another forest. . .another life.
In classes I teach on Freethinkers like naturalist John Muir, I often saunter back to wise reminders of human hubris, […]
Not exactly an adventure, but images from my last journey to the Wild Far North.
John Muir’s 182nd!
Naturalist John Muir would be 182 today! Born on April 21, 1838, Muir sauntered his way from Scotland to Wisconsin […]
Spring in our Steps
Winter fades on the trail behind, as Spring opens on the trail ahead. Interesting explanation of the Early Equinox here: […]
We Are Wilderness: John Muir
In these fearfully uncertain times, when “self-isolating” and “social distancing” send us into defensive self-protection, the wise and wild words […]
Last Sunday, a youthful black bear climbed a walnut tree outside our windows, stretched out and took a long nap […]
Somehow 50 years have gone by since the Moon Landing. A truly amazing event in human history. Now it seems […]
Resetting Our Compass
Time to re-set our compass “Something strange is happening.” So says a geophysicist at the University of Leeds in England. […]