Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Precious Days

I Heard the News Today. Oh, Boy

“I am losing precious days. I am degenerating into a machine for making money. I am learning nothing in this trivial world of men. I must break away and get out into the mountains to learn the news.” 

John Muir (1838-1914), naturalist

Editorial Comment: Today’s lesson: The sound of a 20-knot northwest wind in the redwoods. And then getting all the pineneedles out of your beard. I don’t have that money problem. Or the beard, come to think about it. But thinking is overrated. Ask The Donald.

PeezPix by Ted Pease 

Redwoods and their duff. Which is a good name for a band.

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