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Hell’s Hollow at McConnell’s Mill

The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of a world and wake up in another quite different, and if this is not enchantment then where is it to be found?

J B Priestly

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Posted by on February 1, 2014 in Quotable

 

Quote for Week 3

Walking and talking are two very great pleasures, but it is a mistake to combine them. Our own noise blots out the sounds and silences of the outdoor world; … The only friend to walk with is one who so exactly shares your taste for each mood of the countryside that a glance, a halt, or at most a nudge, is enough to assure us that the pleasure is shared.

CS Lewis, Surprised by Joy: The Shape of my Early Life

 
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Posted by on January 11, 2014 in Quotable

 

Your Weekly Quote, week 2

Was the map wrong?  Maps can be wrong.  But the experienced walker knows that the other explanation is more often true. C.S. Lewis  Poems, Pilgrim’s Problem

 
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Posted by on January 7, 2014 in Quotable

 

Your Weekly Quote

“It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages”   –Friedrich Nietzsche (See, even Nietzshe knew the secret of a great marriage!)

 
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Posted by on January 1, 2014 in Quotable