Monday, December 15, 2008

Winter Birds and Natures Beauty

" No sane man in the hands of Nature can doubt the doubleness of his life. Soul and body receive separate nourishment and separate exercise, and speedily reach a stage of development wherein each is easily known apart from the other. Living artificially we seldom see much of our real selves, our torpid souls are hopelessly entangled with our torpid bodies, and not only in there a confused mingling of our own souls with our own bodies, but we hardly possess a separate existence from our neighbors."

John Muir, John of the Mountains, p. 77

1 comment:

Morning's Minion said...

Your photos are beautiful. Being out in the cold is an effort--below zero last night and I don't think it has warmed up a lot today--BUT-- the sun is shining. Going outside early in the day means wearing enough clothes so that I feel I am waddling.

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