The Earth’s Eye “A lake is a landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is Earth’s eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature” -Henry David Thoreau Continue reading The Earth’s Eye
The Way of the Canoe “The movement of a canoe is like a reed in the wind. Silence is part of it, and the sounds of lapping water, bird songs, and wind in the trees. It is part of the medium through which it floats, the sky, the water, the shores….There is magic in the … Continue reading The Way of the Canoe
“I would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by dry-rot. I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet. The function of man is to live, not … Continue reading A Brilliant Blaze
To everyone who follows this blog! I just wanted to let you know I have just launched a facebook page for this blog! It would be fantastic if you would “like” it. The link is facebook.com/whentimbermakesonestill, or there is a button on the bottom of the page where you can “like” the page without leaving the … Continue reading Petal, Feather, Stone.
“Slowly at last the heavy clouds, charged with the welcome water, roll up from seaward; the air grows sultry and still; the creatures of the grove and jungle keep their coverts, as if expectant, like the surface of the soil; there is a hush over all things, as though nature herself were faint; till presently … Continue reading Lightning