You can learn more about this 20 min. a Day Exercise, and why I think the experience can provide interesting opportunities for Writing Prompts, in the Introductory Post, and then follow the link, at the end of each post, to the next chapter.
Question #7: What does a Muskrat Track look like?
Can you picture it, and describe it?
Quote to Ponder:
Climb the mountains, and get their good tidings.
Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees.
The winds will blow their own freshness into you...while care will drop off like autumn leaves.
The Santiago Creekbed runs through several parking lots on its journey through the preserve...
so it's a good thing that it rarely becomes a river during the year. ;-D
Since there is not much water around this area I don't think the chances of encountering a Muskrat are very good. ;-D
It was a cool, and breezy day, yesterday, as I visited my Sit Spot east of Hart Park.
Lots of Elementary School kids, on a school outing, in the area of the above 2 pictures.
There were so many that they may have even outnumbered the Squirrels who make the place their home! ;-D
John Muir is undisputed in his importance to the opening up the natural world to the people of the world, and his words above are worth pondering.
As I sat looking out at the creek I remembered 2 Bike Rides, of over 60 miles, that I made along the Ca. Coast in Santa Monica, and Malibu, and up into the Santa Monica Mountains, once in 2003, and again in 2007.
Like the journey into the San Gabriels, I mentioned the other day, these trips, and the feelings I felt on the journeys, exemplified what he was talking about when he wrote those words.
I invite you to read the stories of both trips, as I wrote them on my Bike Blog, and enjoy the photos.