The test of an adventure is that when you are in the middle of it, you say to yourself, "Oh, now I've got myself into an awful mess; I wish I were sitting quietly at home." And the sign that something is wrong with you is when you sit quietly at home wishing you were out having lots of adventure. -Thornton Wilder

The nice thing about being confused is you get a chance to notice things a lot better than if you knew where you were going.

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Polluted Waters


"Nothing truly wild is unclean." - John Muir

But John Muir didn't live in our present time.  If he did he'd probably not have said that.




8 comments:

  1. I think the man may have been wearing rose tinted glasses even in his time.

    Nature is never "clean" or "unclean" it just is - those concepts are human inventions. (I think!)

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

    PS: thanks for the headwear fashion tips!

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  2. He would be sad to see the state of things now. Beautiful shot.

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  3. I'm sure he wouldn't have said it if he lived now.

    Nice capture John.

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  4. yeah, ask those folks in WV or along the gulf coast.

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  5. This would be a good shot for Weekend Reflections with or without John Muir. :-)

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  6. No, but the state of things today would make him truly wild.

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  7. this is really different...and I like it.

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