Pedagogy of the Plants

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On Spending Time Outdoors

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Wooden Sign

 

How do you fortify yourself?

 

Written by Cameron Brooks

July 20, 2014 at 12:08 pm

Buttonbush Pollination

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Cephalanthus occidentalis Pollination

 

A year ago this month I discovered a white, spherical flower growing beside a narrow creek. Seven months later I bought a used kayak, and now I meet buttonbush all the time along lakes and rivers.

 

Lake Hartwell Island Cephalanthus occidentalis

 

Gilmer County Mindfulness

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The Zen practice of stone stacking brings mindful awareness to balance, weight, texture and shape.

Resident trail guides Buster and Dixie collect stones from the stream, often carrying them great distances.  Buster greeted the sculptures with growls and barks as the fur on his shoulders stood straight up.

Written by Cameron Brooks

July 25, 2011 at 6:00 pm