The Founder's Corner

The Journey is the Destination

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The Journey is the Destination

The very act of going from point A to point B is a fantastic journey for me.During the journey my imagination is fueled by what I expect to see over the hills and far away.My curiosity is satisfied when I see people who look, dress, and speak differently from me doing the same things I do back home, only just slightly differently.When I get to point B, I stop moving just to be present for a little while.#ACEingNature at its finest!Then I long for home and begin my journey from point B to point A. Back home I'm happy...for a little...

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The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

I'm a big picture guy, a systems thinker. And there is no bigger system than our natural world.Almost 14 billion years ago there was a Big Bang and everything was created. After the sun and planets, came the evolution of life.Our ancestors spent the vast majority of their time outdoors, and their biological system adapted to function optimally that way. Then our ancestors moved indoors, and it has been downhill ever since!To turn the tide, I'm on a mission to curate the deepest and most intimate relationship with our natural world that I possibly can. I’ll never stop #ACEingNature.Admire. Connect. Explore....

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Who are you, alone, yourself and nameless?

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Who are you, alone, yourself and nameless?
How do you answer this question? What should be at the very foundation of your answer?

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Now I Know Why I Love Landscapes

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Now I Know Why I Love Landscapes
So why have I been drawing the same landscape for over 40 years? Well, it turns out there are two reasons why.

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The Pursuit of Happiness

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The Pursuit of Happiness

My pursuit of happiness.I'm one of those people who thinks 'life is difficult'. To be clear, I think life is worth living. It is just difficult.It is difficult to always have to 'hold it together'; to 'be OK'; to 'keep up with the Joneses'. The fact is, I do not always hold it together; am not always OK; have not always kept up with the Jonses.So how do I maintain this happy face if life is difficult?Well, I'm lucky to have a great support system that includes a loving family and 2 great dogs (although I want to kill them...

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