Posts Tagged 'John Muir'

Cryptoquote Solved – 08/11/22

The Inspirational Story of John Muir, America's Naturalist

Into the mountains I go to lose my mind and find my spirit.”   —   John Muir

(Stay away from those mushrooms, John!  You shouldn’t have to lose your mind in order to find your spirit.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Solved – 04/20/22

Sierra Club apologizes for founder John Muir's racist views

The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness.”   —   John Muir

(The father/co-founder of the Sierra club!  And, the man who helped preserve the Yosemite Valley and Sequoia National Park.  He came about at just the right time, and he influenced a lot of people into valuing and respecting the natural world.  Without his influence, who knows where we would be?!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 03/25/19

The more I see of deer, the more I admire them as mountaineers.”   —   John Muir

(I hope John wasn’t trying to be a poet here!  John, himself, was quite the mountaineer.  I’m sure there are some cranks out there that would typify John simply as a “tree-hugger”.  But, I don’t think that would bother him a bit.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/25/18

Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.”   —   John Muir

(Another good nature quote!  John Muir was probably our greatest naturalist.  He and Teddy Roosevelt were our first conservationists.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 04/21/15

John Muir, American conservationist.

John Muir, American conservationist. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.”   —   John Muir

(Except the Global Warming deniers don’t “tug”.  They yank, rip out, cut down, burn down, bulldoze over, drill through, excavate, or completely blow up . . . whatever doesn’t move.  If it does move . . . they shoot it.  Be well and do good, friends.  And, don’t abuse nature.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/19/12

Tueeulala Falls in Hetch Hetchy - Yosemite - J...

Tueeulala Falls in Hetch Hetchy – Yosemite – John Muir quote read by Ron Good (Photo credit: muirpower)

In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.”   —   John Muir

(You might not find what you are looking for, but you definitely will benefit greatly by keeping your eyes and heart/mind open.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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