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Preserve the Gems

Dear Editor:

Nature belongs to herself. Not for the taking. Not ours to take. Enough has been taken. Enough. More than.

Full of wonder, Hidden Gems as neighbors so near to us here in the valley. Actually, neighbors painfully dear to us. Unlocked property yes, but not ours.

Neighbors welcoming us to visit, offering substance for our souls and perspective for our minds. Neighbors living with complete inner peace. Not ours to disturb. Not ours to trample, or harm. Not ours to domesticate, alter, disrupt. Void of artificial noises, lights, objects, trash – belongings that are ours.

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Please protect and respect these Wilderness Hidden Gems. It is the right thing to do. It is not our right to do otherwise.

Barbara Andre

Basalt


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