been practicing zils to the like of belle and sebastian.
July 1st...The summer is slipping away...
'Muir spent months at a time wandering the Sierra alone, carrying little more than a blanket, bread and tea as he developed his philosophy of the restorative power of nature on the human spirit.
"Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home," Muir wrote. On another occasion he observed: "Nature is always lovely, invincible, glad, whatever is done and suffered by her creatures. All scars she heals, whether in rocks or water or sky or hearts."'
- From Citrine & (6-25-08) LA Times article on Billy Goat, the man who walks ten months a year in the western wilderness.