One Man's Paradise


home is not a place,
but a state of mind nourished by friends?

James Baldwin

One aspect about seasonal work that I love is the possibility to live and play in beautiful places. I have called the great outdoors of Alaska, the Southwest and now Wyoming my home for the last three years. I did not need a villa to feel home. I have occasionally lived in my car, tents, cabins and simple to fancy hotel rooms. I have meet people from all walks of life, most have come and gone, few have become friends.

I think, the feeling of being home certainly is a state of mind. Some of us may not have the need for a home in the traditional sense. A simple shelter may do it. To feel safe, whole…

Mormon Road, Teton National Park

Mormon Road, Teton National Park

By the way, James Arthur Baldwin was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic. He made his home primarily in the south of France, but often returned to the USA to lecture or teach. In 1957, he began spending half of each year in New York City.


One thought on “Perhaps…

  1. One of the quotes from my blog……..

    “I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself”
    (don’t know who wrote this, but it seems to fit your current post).

    PS Love your photos

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