What is it about being in the woods that is so refreshing and that causes us to be so refreshed? Is it the coolness as a result of the canopy high above? It is the smells of the rich earth and the smell of the damp humus? Is it the quietness that speaks to our souls?
I don’t know. My guess is that it’s all of the above and more.
I shot this picture on Wednesday near Blue Ridge, GA. It was toward the start of the trail that leads up to Twin Falls. In the next few days, I’ll share some other pictures with you of sites along the way to the falls, and then a shot or two of the falls themselves.
It was a healing journey into the woods, one much needed…
ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY: in 1833, with a population of under 200 persons, Chicago, Illinois became incorporated as a village.
TRIVIA FOR TODAY: in 625 BC, metal coins replaced grain as a means of exchange in Greece. There were at least two major benefits: 1) the metal coins (with the picture of a sheaf of grain stamped into the metal) were much lighter to carry than the grain; 2) the metal coins didn’t spoil and rot as grain is prone to do.