I like this quote by Edward Abbey
“One final paragraph of advice: do not burn yourselves out. Be as I am - a reluctant enthusiast....a part-time crusader, a half-hearted fanatic. Save the other half of yourselves and your lives for pleasure and adventure. It is not enough to fight for the land; it is even more important to enjoy it. While you can. While it’s still here. So get out there and hunt and fish and mess around with your friends, ramble out yonder and explore the forests, climb the mountains, bag the peaks, run the rivers, breathe deep of that yet sweet and lucid air, sit quietly for a while and contemplate the precious stillness, the lovely, mysterious, and awesome space. Enjoy yourselves, keep your brain in your head and your head firmly attached to the body, the body active and alive, and I promise you this much; I promise you this one sweet victory over our enemies, over those desk-bound men and women with their hearts in a safe deposit box, and their eyes hypnotized by desk calculators. I promise you this; You will outlive the bastards.”
― Edward Abbey 1927—1989
I haven't looked into his writings, but just found this quote by chance on twitter.
It's an opportunity to wear scarfs without them getting wet. Heavy winter coats embrace and enclose in comfort. I appreciate the heater in my car. I appreciate the warmth produced when cycling. I like to wake all snuggled in my winter-weight duvet.
It's an opportunity to see the sunrise while on my way to work. Hot chocolate, soup, casseroles, steamed puddings, and mulled wine are all more enjoyable on these colder days.
Sure there are disadvantages, such as leaving home and arriving back in the dark, but that lets me enjoy the sunsets in different places.
What do you like about this time of year?
How something appears is a matter of perspective.
This is how my day is looking. How's yours?
I've always enjoyed Robert Frost's poem The Road Not Taken. My career has always been the well-travelled road. I now have the opportunity to explore other paths.
One think I'm doing about it is checking out how Live Your Legend can help me.
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