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"Nature is never finished." ~ Robert Smithson

It’s been a great journey with you all! Good tidings and may you continue to write about and enjoy Nature!

~ Your class blogger, Hera Wu


Our Walk

“ In every walk with Nature one receives far more than he seeks. ” ~ John Muir


“Imagination runs through the places where we live like water. We need both things-a living knowledge of the land and a live imagination of it and our place in it- if we are going to preserve it.” ~ Robert Hass



“There is not a single color hidden away in the chalice of a flower, or the curve of a shell, to which, by some subtle sympathy with the very soul of things, my nature does not answer.” ~ Oscar Wilde


"Treat the earth well: ...We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children." ~Ancient Indian Proverb

Mt Tamalpias

"Mountain pilgrimages on sacred peaks are the best of practices." ~ 8th century Buddhist text

Here we are on the legendary right eye of the Great Turtle!

All Mt Tam pics are uploaded in course gallery (link on side bar)!


“Nature is a self-made machine, more perfectly automated than any automated machine. To create something in the image of nature is to create a machine, and it was by learning the inner working of nature that man became a builder of machines.” ~ Eric Hoffer