Tag Archives: wilderness

The White Deer at the Orchid Patch

Beauty is common if you look for it, but it is truly rare to step into the wild’s inner sanctum, a place and condition apart from time and humanity. For me, I am always oblivious until I am there, when … Continue reading

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Keep Public Lands Public

In February Mitt Romney told a newspaper in Nevada that he doesn’t know “what the purpose is” of this country’s expansive public lands. I am feeling a bit retrospective today, on a birthday, as my life marches ahead towards middle … Continue reading

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