Author Archives: muirtrekker1867
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
Southern Book Tour
Beginning tomorrow, I will provide reports and pictures of my Southern book tour in Georgia and Florida in sharing my enthusiasm for John Muir’s Thousand-Mile Walk based on my book, Restless Fires, Young John Muir’s Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf in … Continue reading
This is a blog featuring the Thousand-Mile Walk that John Muir took in September, 1867. Muir took this walk to better understand, in his words, “God’s inventions;” the tropical flowers of the South, just two years after the Civil War. … Continue reading
Theme of the Blog, Restless Fires.
“I only went out for a walk, and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.”