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Carpenter Bee on Mountain Marigold   1 comment

Bee on Mountain Marigold blogCarpenter Bee on Mountain Marigold — Image by kenne

But I, being poor, have only my dreams;
I have spread my dreams under your feet;
Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.

— W.B. Yates

 

Nais Metalmark Butterfly   Leave a comment

Aspen Loop July 2013Nais Metalmark Butterfly — Image by kenne

“I saw a poet chase a butterfly in a meadow.
He put his net on a bench where a boy sat reading a book.
It’s a misfortune that it is usually the other way round.”

 — Karl Kraus

Lady Bugs On Mt. Lemmon   1 comment

SCVN Weds Walk 08-01-12Lady Bugs On Mt. Lemmon — Image by kenne

 

Marine Blue Butterfly   Leave a comment

Aspen Loop July 2013Marine Blue Butterfly — Image by kenne

The secret lies in the present —
if you pay attention to the present,
you will be able to improve it.
And if you improve the present,
whatever happens afterwards will be better too.
Each day brings us Eternity,

— Paulo Coelho

Missing Out On Hiking This Summer   2 comments

Hiking Group (1 of 1) blogBox Camp Trail, June 2016

Because of several physical issues,
I have not been able to hike with my friends since April.
Hope to be back on the trail by the fall. — kenne

 

Old Baldy And A Poem I Will Never Write   Leave a comment

Super Trail Vista (1 of 1)-5Hiking The Super Trail On Mt. Wrightson — This image by kenne is of Old Baldy from the Josephine Saddle.

Thinking about a poem I’ll never write.
With gut on wood and hide, and plucking thumb,
Grope and stutter for the words, invent a tune,
In any tongue, this moment one time true
Be wine of blood or rhythm drives it through —
A leap of words to things and there it stops.

— from the poem “A Stone Garden” by Gary Snyder

Learning   1 comment

April 2018 Trip (31 of 133)I have learned a lot from my hiking friends. — Image by kenne

Learning is all about connections,
and through our connections with unique people,
we are able to gain a true understanding
of the world around us.

— Peter Senge
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