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Reflections and Photos from The Big Trip and Beyond . .

Ambassadors from Another Time

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My backyard

“The redwoods, once seen, leave a mark or create a vision that stays with you always. No one has ever successfully painted or photographed a redwood tree. The feeling they produce is not transferable. From them comes silence and awe. It’s not only their unbelievable stature, nor the color which seems to shift and vary under your eyes, no, they are not like any trees we know, they are ambassadors from another time.”

John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley: In Search of America

One thought on “Ambassadors from Another Time

  1. So true. That’s why we love them. And why we find peace while in their presence

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