make me happy just to be."
"The day, the water, the sun, the mountains, the clouds... I do not have to purchase these things with money."
"I think it annoys God if you walk by the color purple and don't notice!" Alice Walker in "The Color Purple"
Let your imagination loose. Things are not always as we first see them.
"The landscape belongs to the person who looks at it."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Delight in the beauty that surrounds you."
In all the years we have hiked out to this point, we had never met the owner... but when we got back to where we parked our car, Don was on his bicycle and he stopped to visit with us. We told him how much we appreciate him allowing us to hike on his property and enjoy this little part of paridise.