Monthly Archives: March 2013

Cedar Key, Florida

Cedar Key is a lovely, laid back community on the Gulf of Mexico, north of Tampa. Muir came down with malaria in late October and had to stay here until early January, 1868 when he then shipped for Havana, Cuba. … Continue reading

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Love and Resurrection at St. Simon’s Island

As Linda and I went to St. Simon’s Island to give a lecture at Coastal Georgia University in nearby Brunswick, we visited Christ Church. This Church was built by a grieving pastor who lost his wife on their honeymoon while … Continue reading

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Big Treasures in Small places

From the mountains of Georgia, we drove 5 and half hours to Columbus, Georgia and then onto Callaway Gardens for presentations. At the Rose Cottage Bakery and Restaurant in Pine Mountain, Georgia near Callaway, we met Maria Makin who, with … Continue reading

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Into the Georgia Mountains

Linda and I went into the Mountains of Georgia to share with students my enthusiasm for John Muir and his walk through the region in 1867. He went through Unicoi Gap, past Track Rock, Mt. Yonah, and Helen, Georgia. We … Continue reading

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University of Georgia, Griffin

One of the delights of a book tour is meeting new people, sharing your enthusiasm about John Muir and finding some delightful restaurants and Museums. These photos were taken in Griffin, Georgia. I was invited to an evening lecture series … Continue reading

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Dealing with Media

One of my surprises was having to adjust from a lecture format to a media format on both TV and radio. I found this to be both a challenging and delightful experience. Most profs don’t do pithy. But with only … Continue reading

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Book Tour Newbie, First Days

The first few days involved meeting Kathie Bennet, a very helpful contact who arranged our visits throughout Georgia and Florida. After recovering from daylight saving’s time and three hour jet lag, we went to Mercer University Press to meet with … Continue reading

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