“The farther one gets into the wilderness, the greater is the attraction of its lonely freedom.”
~Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), 26th President of the United States of America
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Autumn colors begin to make their annual appearance in northern Wisconsin.
“The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone.”
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), Poet
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A lone Great Egret at twilight, patiently on the hunt for frogs or fish in a Minnesota wetland. I sat by myself on the shore and quietly watched this graceful bird.
On the path that leads to nowhere I have sometimes found my soul.
~Corinne Roosevelt Robinson (younger sister of President Theodore Roosevelt)
“Inspiration comes to us slowly and quietly…prime it with a little solitude.”
~Brenda Ueland (1891–1985) journalist, editor, writer, and teacher (She is best known for her book, If You Want to Write: A Book about Art, Independence and Spirit.)
“A lake is the 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