America | Wildlife

The Wild Amongst Us

“Like winds and sunsets, wild things were taken for granted until progress began to do away with them. Now we face the question whether a still higher ‘standard of living’ is worth its cost in things natural, wild and free.” – Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac Last week I drove up the street I…

Learning | Personal Growth | Philosophy

Everything Flows

“Wu-wei is the understanding that energy is gravity, and thus that brush writing, or dancing, or judo, or sailing, or pottery, or even sculpture is following patterns in the flow of liquid.” “Panta rhei—everything flows, and therefore the understanding of water is the understanding of life. Fire is water falling upwards.” – Alan Watts, Cloud-Hidden,…