• To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter... to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird's nest or a wildflower in spring - these are some of the rewards of the simple life.

    John Burroughs, Charlotte Zoë Walker (2001). “The Art of Seeing Things: Essays”, p.242, Syracuse University Press