Forest in Fall

Much to be grateful to Nature for in this week. . .and every week.  These scenes met us on a fall hike through Samuel Taylor State Park north of SF.  One of my favorite “secular pilgrimage” walks over the years. Advertisements

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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. Let them be welcomed still as nature welcomes them, to the woods as well as to the prairies and plains. […]

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Sky High, Every Season

No wonder ancient peoples looked to the sky to wonder or worship. From time to time, at least once or twice a day, I think it’s a good idea to take a break from our “earthly” distractions, our worries and troubles, and look up.  Clouds, sun, stars, birds. . . The endless beauty of Sky.

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