Inspiring a Sense of Place

Image“The lure of the local is the pull of place that operates on each of us, exposing our politics and our spiritual legacies. It is the geographical component of the psychological need to belong somewhere, one antidote to prevailing alienation.”

                         ~Lucy R. Lippard; art historian and writer, Colorado native and dweller of Maine

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“Whenever we enter the land, sooner or later we pick up the scent of our own histories.”

~William Least Heat-Moon; travel writer and American road tripper extraordinaire

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“When we see the land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.”

~Aldo Leopold; man of the woods, ecologist, author, and Wisconsinite

 

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