Bear Stories

The Truth About Bears and Other Encounters with the Wild

“Are there any bears around here?” my seven-year-old granddaughter asks as I light the small campfire. The sun set over the ridge half an hour ago and the forest around us is growing dark. This isn’t the first time Kaylee has been in the woods overnight, but it’s the first time that there’s been no grandma, no big dog with us, no one else. It’s…

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Philosopher of wildness, writing about the divine in nature, being human, and backcountry excursions.

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Walt McLaughlin

Walt McLaughlin

Philosopher of wildness, writing about the divine in nature, being human, and backcountry excursions.

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