“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.
“Wilderness to the people of America is a spiritual necessity, an antidote to the high pressure of modern life, a means of regaining serenity and equilibrium.”
~ Sigurd F. Olson, (1899-1982) American author and environmentalist
When I am overwhelmed, irritated, or simply bored with the demands of daily routine I love to escape to a “park.” Whether that park is national, state, or local; it is the sound of birds, the fresh air, and the enormity of the great outdoors that often puts my own concerns into perspective. This shot was taken on a recent visit to Banning State Park in Minnesota.