Category: Reconnecting to Nature

THE SEVENTH REHAB – MAINTAINING ONE’S MOORING WHILE THE SIRENS CALL

I offer this lifeline to all of you who care about Nature, understand the magic it holds, but feel overwhelmed by those who want to rip it all out. There’s hope. But first, some background. You know the feeling when witnessing the destruction of… Continue Reading “THE SEVENTH REHAB – MAINTAINING ONE’S MOORING WHILE THE SIRENS CALL”

Who Was John Muir, Really?

By Chad Hanson, Ph.D. We have often been conditioned to think idealistically about great historical figures as icons, institutions, or superheroes, despite the historical context of their times, but that’s a mistake. They are all people, and their lives have arcs that may involve… Continue Reading “Who Was John Muir, Really?”

Two mountains. Two opportunities to heal.

The mountain that is now called Stonewall Peak in Cuyamaca Rancho State Park holds a powerful place in the lives of the Kumeyaay. When the world was balanced, a fearsome beast once lurked within a granite overhang on the mountain’s western side. Pine Mountain,… Continue Reading “Two mountains. Two opportunities to heal.”