Skagway, AK – June 2018
Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.
– Muir quoted by Samuel Hall Young in Alaska Days with John Muir (1915) chapter 7
Juneau, AK – June 2018
When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands, flying through space with other stars all singing and shining together as one, the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
– Travels in Alaska by John Muir, 1915, chapter 1, page 5.
Manatee Sanctuary Park – May 2018
“When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps.”
― John Lennon
Canaveral Lock, FL – May 2018
“The world’s big and I want to have a good look at it before it gets dark.”
― John Muir
Canaveral Lock – May 2018
“The poetry of the earth is never dead.”
― John Keats