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Sunday, January 8, 2012

Holy Hike Day

Looking west from the loop road around Tortugas
Dr. K, Becca and I did a hike on the loop road near Tortugas (Tortoise) Mountain this morning.  Dr. K and I did a lot of reminiscing about my mother, who died recently.  There's something comforting about being out in the natural world when you're questioning issues of life and death.  The natural world--totally apart from the human-made environment--is proof (to me) that something much greater exists than that which our puny imaginations can envision.
Looking back from the loop road

This Coyote at the waterhole hasn't missed many meals

1 comment:

Dr. K said...

Beautiful coyote so close to home.

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