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About mlgray

Heading out on adventures, building community, eating delicious cuisines, supporting the local food movement and enjoying walks in the wild . . . grateful to be wandering in the world with you.

Surfaces

Virtues of Travel: Part 4 For my own part I am pleased enough with surfaces– in fact they alone seem to me to be of much importance. Such things for example as the grasp of a child’s hand in your … Continue reading

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Relishing

Virtues of Travel: Part 3 Unfortunately, the adage, “live in the present moment,” has become cliche enough that we too often disregard it.  We move at lightning speed throughout our day, never taking the deep breath to fully enjoy where … Continue reading

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Patience

Virtues of Travel: Part 2 I’m standing in-line at the grocery store, a long line, the wrong line, (you know, the one you thought would move faster than the others, but it turns out to have the customers with the … Continue reading

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The Greatest Journey

There is a life-force within your soul, seek that life. There is a gem in the mountain of your body, seek that mine. O traveler, if you are in search of That Don’t look outside, look inside yourself and seek … Continue reading

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Additional Baby B Photos

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Thoreau

If a man walks in the woods for his love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer; but if he spends his whole day as a speculator, shearing off those woods … Continue reading

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Nature.

Thoreau’s Walden, Muir’s Mountains of California, Abbey’s Desert Solitaire, and most recently, Brower’s Let the Mountains Talk, Let the Rivers Run… I’ve been on a kick lately of reading authors’ intimate portrayals of their time in the natural world and the … Continue reading

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