Sunday Nature Quote: Nature as Metaphor

“The world is emblematic. Parts of speech are metaphors, because the whole of nature is a metaphor of the human mind.”

~ ~  Ralph Waldo Emerson  ~ ~

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Lake Jenny & Grand Teton, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

Weekly Photo Challenge: Fresh

A fresh water mountain lake, how refreshing!
(Lake Helen, Lassen National Volcanic Park, California)

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A Word A Week Challenge – OLD

Old as the hills


Old, ancient landscapes


Old as dirt


Old photos of ancestors, MeMe & PaPa


Old, ancient ways

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Photo locations:

  1. Appalachian Mountains, West Virginia (North Bend State Park)
  2. Cahokia, Illinois (platform earthwork)
  3. Cocoa Beach, Florida
  4. Massachusetts Beach circa 1930 (photo obviously not taken by me, don’t know who took it.
  5. Plimoth Plantation, Massachusetts (reenactment)

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For the Love of Geography: Sonoran Desert

Saguaro National Park (West), Arizona

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Saguaro National Park, Arizona


Other posts in this series on Deserts: Great Basin, Chihuahuan Desert, High Desert Land, Sonoran Desert