“Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit.” – William Abby

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“Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty, if only we have the eyes to see them.” – John Ruskin


“I hold no preference among flowers, so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous.” – Edward Abbey


“Nature does nothing in vain.” – Aristotle


“There is new life in the soil for every man. There is healing in the trees for tired minds and for our overburdened spirits, there is strength in the hills, if only we will lift up our eyes. Remember that nature is your great restorer.” – Calvin Coolidge


“There can be no greater issue than that of conservation in this country.” – Theodore Roosevelt

Happy 140th birthday Yellowstone National Park.  I love ya!!

(click on image to view the panoramic view)


“I am speaking of the life of a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children; who has undertaken to cherish it and do it no damage, not because he is duty-bound, but because he loves the world and loves his children” – Wendell Berry


“Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit” – Ansel Adams

Happy 110th birthday Mr. Adams!!