Kurt Bell

A life of courage, joy and independence.

The sign at the frontier of Mt. Wildness

I’ve decided to post the above sign at the frontier of Mt. Wildness. I’m hoping it might prevent accident or injury to those who might not really want to take … Continue reading

January 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Be prepared to die

Wildness is a killer. It destroys as a function of life. It will lead you into danger and allow you to die. Follow if you will though do so with … Continue reading

January 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Move or stop if you are so inclined

Sleep sometimes takes courage, especially in wild places, where the beasts are more apt to be sneaky, and are far more capable of stealth. The Path of Wildness is easy … Continue reading

January 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The map of indecision

Prudence dictates consideration and weighting of options ahead of choice. A good plan if you’re a banker, parent, politician or otherwise responsible individual with an aim towards success and efficiency. … Continue reading

January 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Any road can become the path

The path exists nowhere other than in the sphere and confines of reality. The only condition for discovery is an attitude of curiosity and interest coupled with the willpower to … Continue reading

January 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Too long on the path

The Path of Wildness is easy to find The course of a stream Leaves blown in the wind A beast’s track through the brush And the direction of our first … Continue reading

January 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

The features on your face trace the course of the path

The most sincere pathway is the one found out and discovered by the force of character. Honest reflection of personal interest, responsibility as well as the interests and responsibilities we … Continue reading

January 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Attitude coupled with action cause the path to appear

Each footfall should have character, if not direction. Movement should be guided by our nearest and most recent instinct tempered by reasonable reflection of past experience. Action neither too spontaneous, … Continue reading

January 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

In pursuit of a better shadow

Though it will follow you through any lighted way Your shadow will fail to alter much Despite age, inclination or circumstance So let it rest And be content Wherever it … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Lifecycle

November 7, 2012 · Leave a comment
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