Wilderness

“There may be people who feel no need for nature. They are fortunate, perhaps. But for those of us who feel otherwise, who feel something is missing unless we can hike across land disturbed only by our footsteps or see creatures roaming freely as they have always done, we are sure there should be wilderness.” … More Wilderness

Late Summer Afternoon

“The crickets felt it was their duty to warn everybody that summertime cannot last for ever. Even on the most beautiful days in the whole year – the days when summer is changing into autumn – the crickets spread the rumor of sadness and change.” ―E.B. White, Charlotte’s Web

Skin

“This was the skin that protected you from the world—this loving of another person you shared your life with.” — Elizabeth Strout, Anything is Possible 

Fat Cat Nap

“When the going gets tough, the tough take a nap.” —- Tom Hodgkinson Dedicated to Leah and Ultraviolet at Catwoods Porch Party. You should visit!

Creature Teachers

“These people have learned not from books but in the fields, in the wood, on the riverbank. Their teachers have been the birds themselves, when they sang to them, the sun when it left a glow of crimson behind it at setting, the very trees, and wild herbs.” —- Anton Chekhov, “A Day in the … More Creature Teachers

Beauty

“Beautiful means ‘full of beauty.’ Beautiful is not about how you look on the outside, beautiful is about what you’re made of. Beautiful people spend time discovering what their idea of beauty on this earth is. They know themselves well enough to know what they love, and they love themselves enough to fill up with … More Beauty