Isn't Nature Great!?

Discussion in 'Camping/Outdoor Living' started by InTheFlesh, May 12, 2004.

  1. InTheFlesh

    InTheFlesh Member

    I think everybody should make time to walk in the woods or among plant like. It's almost a surreal experience, because you can get away from the troubles of your life and watch the presents from nature.
  2. Right on!!!

    Yesterday was the first time I was with one with nature in a while. It's such a natural stress relief!!!! Today I felt so renewed and extremely happy :D Too bad for the people who don't get to experience it... or experience it, but don't appreciate it.
  3. Is that your cat? It's soooo beautiful! I grew up with a Siamese...very strong personalities!
  4. sonik

    sonik Member

    Im going to Glacier National park in Montana at the end of summer for 2 weeks!

    Im so pumped I can barely contain myself!


  5. InTheFlesh

    InTheFlesh Member

    No, sadly it's not my cat. BUT I wish it was. Yeah, whenever I get a chance to walk somewhere or go home, I try to go through a wooded area or just look at all the trees in my neighborhood.

    We can explain what manmade structures are there for, but nature is full of mysteries.
  6. oOOaliceOOo

    oOOaliceOOo Member

    I am leaving Saturday and am getting to spend the entire summer in a national forest in Alaska...yeehaw. Mother nature at her finest...not sure if I'm gonna wanna come back to all the bad news, polution, and screwed up laws. :)
  7. InTheFlesh

    InTheFlesh Member

    I take a lot from that song by the vines, Ain't no Room. One of my favorite things to see now is plants or grass growing through cracks in cement. The man-made street can't supress the power of nature!
  8. cotter builds

    cotter builds Member

    i go hiking almost every day....this summer my friends and i plan on a 3 day roughin it in the woods...then again im a boy scout and have the woods for my a fair bit of kayaking as die without the outdoors
  9. Harvest*mama

    Harvest*mama Member

    definitely Intheflesh!!!! mother nature is beautiful and nothing man made could ever compare. I go hiking several times a week to feed my spirit and appreciate all the beauty..... Spring is rejuvinating for the soul =)

  10. WayfaringStranger

    WayfaringStranger Corporate Slave #34

    oooooooooooooooooooooo:( i used to go hiking all the time, now im stuck in a swamp and all i have is a beach. i hate it. i get to work with plants all day, but its dumb marketable flowers, i long to be back up in the hardwoods and the hills . . .
  11. metro

    metro self-banned

    Most definitely! I feel very refreshed and restored after going for a hike. There's so much to learn to, I love bird watching.
  12. ohjinn

    ohjinn Member

    I've been so blessed to experience a range of natural beauty. i grew up on the border of PA and NY state, right on the Delaware river, then lived in the Virgin Islands for awhile and now am currently within 2 blocks of the Atlantic ocean. I've never considered myself a beach person before, but the ocean grows on you. it's such a powerful and awesome force of nature, it always leaves me breathless. i'd love to make a trip out to the desert soon...
  13. beachbum7

    beachbum7 Lookin' for any fun

    One regret I have about the early portion of my life was I didn't take enough time to enough time to enjoy nature - too much of it was sucked up indoors. In the relatively little time I've spent enjoying nature (the way it should be enjoyed), it's been absolutely splendid. Doing something simple as reading a book outdoors is incredibly fun. Hopefully, as the weather's quite nice and as summer's coming, I'll enjoy nature more.
  14. sonik

    sonik Member

    I spent my early youth outdoors all the time, then from about 10-15 was inside constantly playing video games...

    THen at 16 once I got my license I started going outdoors a lot more and have never stopped. Such a beautiful thing it is.

  15. Wow~ I never looked at it that way. I love learning something new everyday!!!
    I have a little bit more appreciation today than I did yesterday ;)

    A customer @ work filled me in that honey is bee vomit. Perhaps it's a known fact already to some, but 27 years on this earth is not enough. I just never knew.
  16. Fractual_

    Fractual_ cosmos factory

    "Nature has been for me, for as long as I remember, a source of solace, inspiration, adventure, and delight; a home, a teacher, a companion."
  17. sonik

    sonik Member

    Well all you nature loving folks best do your part to help then.

    Volunteer to plant trees, vote for ecologically sounds policies, donate whatever time and money you can to environmentally sound organizations etc.

  18. InTheFlesh

    InTheFlesh Member

    Something that sucks is people cutting down forests and not replanting them. The worst thing that could happen would be the cutting of trees in your own neighborhood.
  19. I was just thinking about this the other day....

    I saw a little girl swinging from a Willow tree branch and I forgiving trees are to us.
    We cut them down, put nails in them, pull off their leaves and branches...among other things, and they continue to sustain us.

    It's ironic, or ignorant, how much we abuse trees and they are what keeps us living day to day....

    Enjoy nature!!!! It rocks!!!!
  20. Alltaken

    Alltaken Member

    oh well stuck in the city once again. letting my yearly hiking (aka tramping here in NZ) pass go to waste. all the free accomidation i could ever want just going to waste.

    :( oh well


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