“There is an ancient conversation going on between mosses and rocks, poetry to be sure. About light and shadow and the drift of continents. This is what has been called the “dialect of moss on stone – an interface of immensity and minute ness, of past and present, softness and hardness, stillness and vibrancy, yin and yan.”
― Robin Wall Kimmerer, Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses
From our hike to Mason Lake via the Ira Spring Trail in the Mt. Baker – Snoqualmie National Forest. Preserving places like this is one more reason why we must protect our National Parks and Forests.