Artist Post: Carolyn Long

[For our twelfth issue, Carolyn Long wrote a story about a boy's first night camping! We love the way she captured this new experience through a child's eyes.]

Lady Slipper is a flower that grows in our woods.
"For the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt." - John Muir 
A Jack-o-Lantern mushroom.
"When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world." - John Muir
Maggie, our cat.
"I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat." - Edgar Allan Poe
The dock where we keep our sailboat.
"There's nothing, absolutely nothing half so much worth doing as messing about in boats." - Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows
Our winter construction project, a small camper.
"Whatever good things we build end up building us." - Jim Rohn