Walking in Magic

Prairie Creek State Park, Humboldt County, CA James Irvine trail to Miner’s Ridge Trail My morning started in a little funk today, maybe because I woke up at 4:30 and then had weird, vivid dreams after that. Just felt tired, melancholy, disgruntled. So I was glad to be heading up to the big trees onceContinue reading “Walking in Magic”

Bathing in Beauty

“This sudden plash into pure wildness – baptism in Nature’s warm heart – how utterly happy it made us! Nature streaming into us, cooingly teaching her wonderful glowing lessons, so unlike the dismal grammar ashes and cinders so long thrashed into us. Here without knowing it, we were still at school; every wild lesson aContinue reading “Bathing in Beauty”

Swimming in Wildflowers

Tomales Point, Point Reyes National Seashore, California April 14th, 2018 It’s 7:45 am, I suppress a shiver in the brisk morning air as the night’s chill rapidly retreats from the insistent California sun. I’m looking forward to this morning’s run at Tomales Point, a narrow, jagged, fingernail of land jutting out between the Pacific OceanContinue reading “Swimming in Wildflowers”