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A chilly March morning, Brickhill Bluff campsite, Cumberland Island…I’m just waking up making a conscious effort to open my eyelids that feel like they weigh a ton. My wife’s already stirring up some coffee on the little blue stove we’d been using for way too long. The previous day was a pretty mild 10-mile hike […]

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“Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” –John Muir

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“Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone.” – Wendell Berry

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A chilly March morning, Brickhill Bluff campsite, Cumberland Island…I’m just waking up making a conscious effort to open my eyelids that feel like they weigh a ton. My wife’s already stirring up some coffee on the little blue stove we’d been using for way too long. The previous day was a pretty mild 10-mile hike […]

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