One of my favorite people in history. John Muir, Environmentalist whose activism saved the Yosemite Valley & Sequoias. "Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.
A page from Naturalist John Muir’s notebook during his travels in Alaska in (Image from the book Beyond Words: 200 years of illustrated diaries, Heyday Press). Though of course he was actually a fellow Scot.
Sometime in the next few years I would like to go on a thru hike of the John Muir Trail! UBAM can help me financially for this and will allow me the freedom of schedule that most jobs will not. I mean, I will be AFK for about 6 weeks.