Quote of the Day: John Muir

Writing about Mount Shasta:

When I first caught sight of it over the braided folds of the Sacramento Valley, I was fifty miles away and afoot, alone and weary. Yet all my blood turned to wine, and I have not been weary since.

— John Muir, Letters: 1874 – 1888


  1. July 18, 2016 at 6:18 pm

    I think I got about as close as he did and it is a magnificent sight.

    • July 18, 2016 at 6:24 pm

      I did a little research on Mount Shasta: It’s supposed to have “mystical power.” Some people even call it a UFO landing sight — !

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