"The real trick to life is not to be in the know, but to be in the mystery."
-Fred Alan Wolf

01 April 2014


Shishkin, Dark Forest, 1890

In actual thickets there is ideally a stump to sit on and enough brambles so that you may frame the surrounding landscape in the apertures formed by branches. If you sit there long enough the natural world that surrounds you resumes its activities, either forgetting that you are there or accepting the idea that you are harmless because you are behaving harmlessly. Best of all you can see out and no one else can see in.

Jim Harrison

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