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Garden of the Gods Wilderness

Saturday, May 8th, 2010 in Illinois
Garden of the Gods Wilderness

Pictures from a trip to southern Illinios with my mom to visit Garden of the Gods National Wilderness in the Shawnee National Forest.

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Assortment

Altitudinal Attitude Adjustment
Altitudinal Attitude Adjustment
On a hike from Bear Lake to Emerald Lake, I discover that adjusting my attitude is the best way to deal with high altitudes. Because if you mope about being a bit breathless in thin air, you’re probably overlooking the spectacular views.
Museum Days
Museum Days
When winter starts to drag on and the cold outside begins to make me feel trapped indoors for too long, I like to venture out to museums and botanic gardens.
Around the Farm
Around the Farm