Saturday, September 26, 2015
"A Moment With Muir..."
"I am glad to touch the living rock again and dip my head into the high mountain sky...". J. Muir
The experience of touching rock... touches us...
We develop a feel for the rough or polished granite.
A sense of any loose or firm quartz.
This aesthetic sensation also becomes a part of the desert rock or northern limestone that we embrace on any particular adventure day.
Think too of how this simple example of Muir's musings have had such lasting effects, like the substance of stone itself.
Countless adventurers have read Muir's writings and then have since experienced their own spirited relationship to rock and stone and mountains.
How I wish I could have shared a few seasons with him in the High Sierras..... DSD