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Where Do You Belong?

“I prefer the saddle to the streetcar and star-sprinkled sky to a roof. The obscure and difficult trail, leading into the unknown, to any paved highway, and the deep peace of the wild to the discontent bred by cities… ” – Everett Ruess, 1934

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The Best Teacher: Nature

“Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.” -John Lubbock, British archaeologist and biologist, 19th century

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A Woman’s Journey on Camino de Santiago

Dennis Blanchard, the author of the wonderful book about hiking the Appalachian Trail called Three Hundred Zeros (see the Hiking Lady book review of Three Hundred Zeroes) just returned from a 500 mile walk of the Camino de Santiago in Spain. He and his wife Jane had an amazing experience, and Jane is going to …

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One With Nature

“Those who know do not talk Those who talk do not know Keep your mouth closed Guard your senses Temper your sharpness Simplify your problems Mask your brightness Be at one with the dust of the earth This is primal union. One who has achieved this state Is unconcerned with friends and enemies With good …

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