It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men’s hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air, that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit.
___Robert Louis Stevenson
photo taken in a quiet space for renewal, Kensington Park, just northwest of Detroit, an area of wooded hills and lakes set aside 100 years ago by someone with great foresight.
Going up that river was like traveling back to the earliest beginnings of the world, when vegetation rioted on the earth.
with a doe skipping lightly through the shallows on a summer afternoon.