Being Nurtured By Nature

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With an even greater awareness and appreciation for the outdoors, life’s stresses have a way of fading into the background.

Most of What is Written is Simply Grief

Forest

This poem from Todd Davis is a prime example of the power of the unspoken, the understated.

The Birds of Norfolk

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After a year living in the heat and humidity of Indonesia, Matt Williams is glad to be back home on the coast of Norfolk.

Therapy Through Nature

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When the darkness of negative emotions hangs heavy, there are few things that lift those clouds better than getting out into nature.

Cutting Firewood in the Cup

Firewood

Stephen Scott Whitaker channels Henry David Thoreau in this meditation on the natural world.

Holy Volcano, Batman! Massive Eruption Caught on Film

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How many times have you watched a volcano blow its top?

New Years in The Tank: Transmissions from The 12th Circle

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New Years comes and goes for everyone. Though..it’s a bit different in a concrete box.

Full Moon, White Sands

Moon

The late poet Reginald Shepherd called Kenny Fries “a poet of the luminous moment and the luminous landscape,” a title Fries more than lives up to in this poem.

Beneath the Turf

Fungus finder Curtis Broberg smiles with a day's harvest.

Hunting White Truffles in the Pacific Northwest

Puberty

Bear

A day in the forest and a shared moment of wonderment bring a father and his teenaged son together.

Here’s Why I Don’t Want to Cheat

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Vironika Tugaleva says that there are two simple reasons that she feels no desire to cheat on her partner.

Reclaiming Wonder From Above our Small Blue Home

Earth in Hand

We live on a fragile, small planet in a wondrous huge universe. We have to give it the care and respect it needs to sustain us.

Outside

Kiss

“Visibility” is at the heart of Ed Madden’s poem about love, relationships, and same-sex marriage.

You Really are the Best

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Simple things bring aware realizations. Aware realizations propel you toward your best.

“The Season of Rain is Coming. Hold out Your Hand.”

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The right gear and the right attitude help prepare you for the season of fall doldrums.

Walk to Sharpen Awareness

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Ghost thoughts on the campo trail tell us, “we can play” while awareness tunes in.