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"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."

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"People are not disturbed by things, but by the view they take of them."

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"Surprise is the greatest gift which life can grant us." - Boris Pasternak

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"The farther one gets into the wilderness, the greater is the attraction of its lonely freedom." - Theodore Roosevelt

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"So lovely was the loneliness of a wild lake." _ Edgar Allen Poe

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"The Earth has music for those who listen." - William Shakespeare

The anticipation was almost overwhelming us as we turned onto the dirt road and ventured into the wilderness of Alaska. My wife, Summer was hurriedly giving me directions while our teenage son, Luke, laughed at the seriousness with which we were undertaking our quest. He did not yet understa…

We made it through the Cat’s Pajamas relatively unscathed as our raft rocked and rolled, but only took on a minimal amount of water. Our group included six whitewater rafting novices and they began celebrating as though we had won Olympic gold. Jake Trotter of ACE Ocoee Adventures then snapp…

I stepped through our front door early that morning and was greeted by a large bull moose standing in the driveway. He looked me in the eye and moved toward the field next to our house where a small herd of caribou picked their way through Alaska cottongrass. The piercing call of an American…

A mysterious mist fell through the still air of the forest. The light of day was blocked from entering the woods and I strained to see past the tree in front of me. I cautiously picked my way through the thick stand of trees.