Take it from one of the great poets: teaching a child to love nature and its innumerable wonders gives her a lifelong friend.
There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,
There is a rapture on the lonely shore,
There is society, where none intrudes,
By the deep sea, and music in its roar:
I love not man the less, but Nature more.
-- George Gordon, Lord Byron, "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage"
This Native American saying is not just a good reminder; it's a mantra to repeat daily in our efforts to live more "green." A mantra for living gently on our planet, living in a way that honors where our families come from and where they are headed... read more