Tag Archives: John Muir

Traveling in the Time of Coronavirus

Not that anyone should be traveling during the coronavirus outbreak. We should all be staying home, staying safe, and flattening the curve. That’s what my wife and I have been doing for a few weeks now. We’ve done well with it, too. She (thankfully) works remotely, so is used to staying home. And I’m able […]

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The Rooftop of the Forest

Walking through the John Muir National Monument.

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The Yosemite

When I bought My First Summer in the Sierra by John Muir at the Muir Woods National Monument, I also purchased a second book of his: The Yosemite. It seemed smart to pick up a copy, since I was on my way to Yosemite National Park. Reading what Muir thought of the valley was definitely […]

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My First Summer in the Sierra

I wanted to learn more about John Muir, so while I was at the Muir Woods National Monument north of San Francisco, I picked up a copy of My First Summer in the Sierra. It seemed reasonable to think that I would learn the most about Muir from his own words, particularly those he wrote […]

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