"Man is not himself only, not solely a variation of his racial type
in the pattern of his immediate experience. He is all that he sees;
all that flows to him from a thousand sources . . . He is the land,
the lift of its mountain lines, the reach of its valleys; his is the
rhythm of its seasonal processions, the involution and variation
of its vegetal patterns. If there is in the country of his abiding,
no more than a single refluent color, he takes it in and gives it forth again - as a manner, as music, as a prevailing tone of thought, as the pattern of his personal adornment."
Photos: Ice patterns on Two RIvers Lake with Notchtop Mountain in the background; Blue ice on Lake Haiyaha; Snow on the Lumpy Ridge; Rocky Mountain National Park, CO. Refluent means "flow back."
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Stephen Hatch, M.A. is a spiritual teacher and photographer from Fort Collins, Colorado. His approach is contemplative, inter-spiritual, and Earth-based.