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on 06 5th, 2011 | No Comments
While researching and producing Mother Nature’s Child, I realized it would be a good idea to examine my own relationship to nature. In the fall of 2008, I attended a “Spirit and Nature” retreat at Shelburne Farms, a stunningly beautiful outdoor education center on the Vermont shore of Lake Champlain. Over the course of five days and nights, we explored our connection to the natural world on many levels. Through a surprising range of exercises and experiences, four remarkable mentors introduced us to the natural history of the land where we were staying,...