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Muir and me


posted by Sandy Fails Comments: 0 comments

            I’m one of those impatient book readers who skim over the descriptions, greedy to get back to the plot. So, though I always admired the nature writings of Thoreau and Muir, I read them like a carnivore at a vegetarian buffet, scanning the bounty for some beefy entrée that seemed to be missing.

            Still, I found myself waxing rhapsodic this morning as I strolled among waist-high wildflowers on the ditch trail out Brush Creek. Maybe I should give old Henry David another chance.