This picture was taken by Olivia Levin, of Medford, Oregon, from the top of Roxy Ann Peak. Writing about the spot, Olivia says she “attended a sweet simple solstice circle…blessing the valley and welcoming the new season.” A lovely place indeed.
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I hope the editors of the Sierra Club magazine will forgive me for scanning this page from their latest issue. I thought the image said so much and was such a beautiful expression of the artist’s vision. And the tragic wisdom of Nancy Wynne Newhall’s quotation will no doubt haunt many of us to our graves.
See Lori Nix’s site for more images.
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Inaugurating this section of our blog are pictures taken by Alan Mawyer of the large maple tree that lived in the backyard of his Charlottesville home. Alan says he played under it while growing up. The tree was cut down earlier this month to make way for a new fire station.