The power of the suggestive is much greater than the statement of reality.
And so it was with this little jewel of a lake, which suddenly appeared out of the woods as I was turning the corner on a country road.
W B Yeats, Lake Isle of Innisfree
There’s nothing quite as relaxing as a drive along a green belt road to take in a sunset mirrored on a local lake.
Apparently, Scripture anticipated social media by about 3,000 years. One antidote to provocation is to drink in the serenity that Nature offers, as in the dappled light and subtle reflections captured along this Michigan creek.
is a Japanese word meaning, literally, “forest bathing,” and it refers to the therapeutic effects of time spent in the woods. We’re very familiar with this concept in MIchigan, though I don’t think we have such a cool word for it. These particular trees are in Hartwick Pines state park. They’re old growth and by a happenstance have never been logged.