• There is nothing that I so greatly admire as purposefulness. I have an enormous respect for people who know exactly what they are doing and where they are going. Such people are compact and integrated. They have clear edges. They give an impression of invulnerability and balance, and I wish I were one of them.

    Louise Dickinson Rich (1963). “The forest years: containing in one volume We took to the woods [and] My neck of the woods”