Nature more

“There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore, There is society, where none intrudes, By the deep sea, and music in its roar: I love not man the less, but Nature more” ― George Gordon Byron

Taste her sweetness

“I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.” ― E.B. White

A beautiful drive

Every few months (sometimes more), I drive my favorite roads, in Northern New Mexico and Southern Colorado. There are some who like the reds, oranges, and yellows – I hold a special place for the aspen yellows. This area of the country, in my opinion, is untouchable when it comes to landscape and falls colors….

This life is yours

“This life is yours. Take the power to choose what you want to do and do it well. Take the power to love what you want in life and love it honestly. Take the power to walk in the forest and be a part of nature. Take the power to control your own life. No…

Nature and its beauties

“Our task must be to free ourselves… by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and it’s beauty.” ~ Albert Einstein

To grieve

“Don’t be ashamed to weep; ’tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water. But there must be sunlight also. A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does, the memory and love of our lost ones is sealed inside to comfort us.” ~ Brian Jacques

Just live

“Dear God,” she prayed, “let me be something every minute of every hour of my life. Let me be gay; let me be sad. Let me be cold; let me be warm. Let me be hungry…have too much to eat. Let me be ragged or well dressed. Let me be sincere – be deceitful. Let…


“Keep your face to the sunshine and you can never see the shadow. “~Helen Keller

Nature of miraculous

…when you are convinced that all the exits are blocked, either you take to believing in miracles or you stand still like the hummingbird. The miracle is that the honey is always there, right under your nose, only you were too busy searching elsewhere to realize it. The worst is not death but being blind,…

Rio Grande Gorge, NM

“I believe the world is incomprehensibly beautiful — an endless prospect of magic and wonder.” ~ Ansel Adams

Do Not Despair

When you find yourself cocooned in isolation and despair And cannot find your way out of the darkness, remember that This is similar to the place where caterpillars go to grow their wings.