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Shout it from the Mountaintop: October 31, 2014

“In medieval times, if someone displayed the symptoms we now identify as boredom, that person was thought to be committing something called acedia, a ‘dangerous form of spiritual alienation’ — a devaluing of the world and its creator.” ― Richard Louv

Recipe of the Month: Apple & Tomato Chutney

Makes: 1 gallon Prep Time: 30 mins Cook Time: 3 hrs 30 mins Ingredients 2 pounds apples – peeled, cored and diced 2 cups water 2 tablespoons mustard 2 pounds tomatoes, diced 2 onions, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped 1/2 cup golden raisins 1/2 cup dried cranberries 3/4 cup white sugar (or honey) 5 teaspoons … Continue reading

Shout it from the Mountaintop: October 30, 2014

“So, friends, every day do something that won’t compute … Give your approval to all you cannot understand … Ask the questions that have no answers. Put your faith in two inches of humus that will build under the trees every thousand years … Laugh. Be joyful though you have considered all the facts … … Continue reading

Shout it from the Mountaintop: October 29, 2014

““Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.” ” ― Ralph … Continue reading

Shout it from the Mountaintop: October 28, 2014

“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.” ― Rachel Carson

Shout it from the Mountaintop: October 27, 2014

“There is no remedy for love but to love more.” – Henry David Thoreau

Shout it from the Mountaintop: October 24, 2014

“An environment-based education movement–at all levels of education–will help students realize that school isn’t supposed to be a polite form of incarceration, but a portal to the wider world.” ― Richard Louv

Shout it from the Mountaintop: October 23, 2014

“It may be that when we no longer know which way to go that we have come to our real journey. The mind that is not baffled is not employed. The impeded stream is the one that sings.” – Wendell Berry

Shout it from the Mountaintop: October 22, 2014

“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

Shout it from the Mountaintop: October 21, 2014

“The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.” ― Rachel Carson