Walk Like an Indian

“Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,…

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See the Forest

Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience. ~ R.W. Emerson _____________________        I drew strength and found solace hiking deep in the backcountry this summer. There's nothing better than getting lost in nature.  My mom was in the last chapter of a long illness, and I was trying to exhale that stress and breathe in some good Idaho forest energy, as I geared up to help see her through the final scenes of her life, and the details of her death.  My dogs and I covered a lot of ground, dunked in a lot of crisp mountain rivers, and lakes and, essentially, stored up.

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