Appreciate Everything

“Why does a flower, a tree, anything exist? Because the universe would not be complete without it.” ~Randy Morgenson Randy Morgenson was a backcountry ranger in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks for 28 seasons.  He could be considered the John Muir of our time.  You can read his story in The Last Season by Eric…

A Parable of Sauntering

Excerpted from The Mountain Trail and Its Message (1911), BY ALBERT W. PALMER There is a fourth lesson of the trail. It is one which John Muir taught me [during an early Sierra Club outing]. There are always some people in the mountains who are known as “hikers.” They rush over the trail at high speed and take…