The open and sustained circuit of life

"Land, then, is not merely soil; it is a fountain of energy flowing through a circuit of soils, plants and animals. ... The circuit is not closed; ... but it is a sustained circuit, like a slowly augmented revolving fund of life." – Aldo Leopold, from "The Land Pyramid" in "A Sand County Almanac"

And I add humans to that circuit...

Folks who know me know I hike every day with my dog Arrow. We have to. And trailing behind her makes every foray an immersion – in that open and sustained circuit. But it's far more than simply getting physical exercise. Our forays are deep dives into that which is...

 

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