The rivers flow not passed, but through us,
thrilling, tingling, vibrating every fiber and cell of the substance of our bodies,
making them glide and sing. - John Muir
Of all of the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt. - John Muir
I only went out for a walk, and finally concluded to stay out until sundown,
for going out, I found, was really going in.
- John Muir
I'm a 19 year old second year at University of Virginia. I wrote this blog when I was a Junior at Cardinal Newman High School in Sonoma County, California. I am an Eagle Scout and an avid adventurer with a passion for the outdoors. In the summer of 2015, I backpacked the John Muir Trail, raising funds to help take 14 underserved kids on a wilderness adventure with