“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn.”
― John Muir, The Mountains of California
One of the many interests I have other than stitching is hiking. I recently hiked with a friend to one of our local peaks, named after a famous Polish born Shakespearean actress named Helena Modjeska who once lived nearby. It took us 4 hours to reach the 5,495 ft. summit where we were rewarded with a spectacular view of Orange County and the Pacific Ocean.