Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Where the Wild Things Are

"People need wild places. Whether or not we think we do, we do. We need to be able to taste grace and know again that we desire it.

We need to experience a landscape that is timeless, whose agenda moves at the pace of speciation and glaciers.
Photo of Acadia , by my friend Ben Kimball

To be surrounded by a singing, mating, howling commotion of other species, all of which love their lives as much as we do ours, and none of which could possibly care less about us in our place.

It reminds us that our plans are small and somewhat absurd. It reminds us why, in those cases in which our plans might influence many future generations, we ought to choose carefully.

 Looking out on a clean plank of planet earth, we can get shaken right down to the bone by the bronze-eyed possibility of lives that are not our own."  - Barbara Kingsolver
Come visit Acadia National Park...."Where the Wild Things Are"
GramEpat has a few Acadia Pines Cabins still available in late June/early July . Email epat@epatFoster.com
to reserve your spot.