Author: Karin Johnson

Fungi on the Kanyoo Trail - photo by Karin Johnson

On the Power of Poetry

Poetry speaks to the imagination, to the heart. When a poet walks in nature, she doesn’t just look …. she sees; she slows down long enough to experience the awe...

Explore the refuge during these difficult times; nurture curiosity, discover wonder and find respite. Photo by Karin Johnson

Respite at the Refuge

Come forth into the light of things.  Let Nature be your teacher. William Wordsworth We live in unusual times; times when everything seems uncertain …health, jobs, education, politics, relationships, the...