Tagged with Nature

Afternoon on a Hill

Afternoon on a Hill By Edna St. Vincent Millay I will be the gladdest thing Under the sun! I will touch a hundred flowers And not pick one. I will look at cliffs and clouds With quiet eyes, Watch the wind bow down the grass, And the grass rise. And when lights begin to show … Continue reading

Finding Our Place in the Natural World

“When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.” John Muir (1838-1914) A naturalist, a preservationist, and one of the earliest advocates of the national park idea, John Muir’s words ring true today more than ever.  When I read this quote, I wondered if John … Continue reading

Natural Beauty & The Modern World

Have you ever taken the time to notice all the beauty that exists in our natural world?  Like most people in our society, I find myself busily distracted with all the thoughts and motions of daily life in a fast-paced, indoor-lived modern world.  Maybe you are like that too.  It seems that as our society … Continue reading