Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #291 – July 30, 2016

South-Carolina-Trail-Crew-trailer-at-SORBA-volunteer-workday-Nantahala-Outdoor-Center-NC-1999

South-Carolina-Trail-Crew-trailer-at-SORBA-volunteer-workday-Nantahala-Outdoor-Center-NC-1999

For example, it is a seemingly small act, but really a huge leap, to reach down during a hike and pick up a piece of litter.

—STEPHEN ALTSCHULER, The Mindful Hiker: On the Trail to Find the Path, 2004


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #260 – June 29, 2016

Sandra-Schmid-hiking-on-Camelback-Mtn-Phoenix-AZ-1991

Sandra-Schmid-hiking-on-Camelback-Mtn-Phoenix-AZ-1991

Today I walk slowly at a pace that permits memories, feelings, and tears to overtake the busyness of my walking.

—STEPHEN ALTSCHULER, The Mindful Hiker: On the Trail to Find the Path, 2004


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #243 – June 12, 2016

Sandra-Schmid-bicycling-New-River-Rail-Trail-VA-1990

Sandra-Schmid-bicycling-New-River-Rail-Trail-VA-1990

When we allow the grace of connection to take root in our heart, like a delicate, searching, resilient sappling yearning to live, from that moment on, the trail we thought we knew so well suddenly evolved and becomes the Path.

—STEPHEN ALTSCHULER, The Mindful Hiker: On the Trail to Find the Path, 2004


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #230 – May 30, 2016

Florida-Nat-Scenic-Trail-at-Suwanee-River-State-Park-2013_150

Florida-Nat-Scenic-Trail-at-Suwanee-River-State-Park-2013_150

Like the human heart, a trail, too, if abandoned and unmaintained, will succumb to bush and bramble, vine and thistle, weather and erosion, and will lose its identity and distinctiveness.

—STEPHEN ALTSCHULER, The Mindful Hiker: On the Trail to Find the Path, 2004


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #154 – March 15, 2016

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Jim-Schmid’s-bicycle-helmet-1982

Is it possible to live a fulfilling life without a car?

—STEPHEN ALTSCHULER, The Mindful Hiker: On the Trail to Find the Path, 2004


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #149 – March 10, 2016

Jim-Schmid's-Bike-E-recumbent-Tallahassee-FL-01-26-2008

Jim-Schmid’s-Bike-E-recumbent-Tallahassee-FL-01-26-2008

Simply put, we must use cars with more awareness of the effect they have on the environment.

—STEPHEN ALTSCHULER, The Mindful Hiker: On the Trail to Find the Path, 2004


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #31 – November 13, 2015

Sandra-Schmid-bicycling-on-boardwalk-Palmetto-County-Park-SC-1994

Sandra-Schmid-bicycling-on-boardwalk-Palmetto-County-Park-SC-1994

Imposing limits on personal behavior is anathema to many Americans. A part of our tradition says, ‘I’ll do what I damn well please, and the rest of the world be damned!’ That ethic, which abhors restraint of any kind, has indeed damned the world by trashing the environment at every self-indulgent turn.

—STEPHEN ALTSCHULER, The Mindful Hiker: On the Trail to Find the Path, 2004


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #21 – November 3, 2015

Volunteers-working-on-AZ-Trail-near-Oracle-1994

Volunteers-working-on-AZ-Trail-near-Oracle-1994

A trail in good repair after a hundred years has obviously been greatly valued by humans as a much needed route for trade, transportation, recreation, or pilgrimage.

—STEPHEN ALTSCHULER, The Mindful Hiker: On the Trail to Find a Path, 2004


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