April 27, 2021

Life Fuel

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Breathing clean air in California (COVID safe and wildfire free)
Rae Lakes Loop, Kings Canyon / Sequoia National Park
Patrick Burns, MD

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Feeling small in the San Juans

Island Lake, CO
David Young, MD

“Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.” —Sir John Lubbock

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St. Simons Island, GA
Lucha and Wilder: not only my dogs, but my quarantine pals and best friends – Busy learning an important lesson from the sea.
Taylor Haston, DO

“There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.” –Jo Walto

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Charlotte, NC
“Sometimes going back to your roots, is all you need to soothe your soul.”
Taylor Haston, DO

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity; and that mountain parks and reservations are useful not only as fountains of timber and irrigating rivers, but as fountains of life.” –John Muir

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Appalachian Trail, VA
Hiking with my trail pups – going to the mountains is going home; wildness is our necessity: “Just us 3, wild and free”
Taylor Haston, DO

“Nature is one of the most underutilized treasures in life. It has the power to unburden hearts and reconnect to that inner place of peace.” —Janice Anderson

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Lapland, Finland
The True Wilderness – Just Waiting on those Northern Lights…
Taylor Haston, DO

“The farther one gets into the wilderness, the greater is the attraction of its lonely freedom.” –Theodore Roosevelt

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Savannah River, Augusta, GA
MCG Wilderness Resident Day
The Calm Before the Storm
Taylor Haston, DO

“I now walk into the wild.” —Jon Krakauer

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Sumter National Forest, SC
MCG Wilderness Medicine Fellowship Training
Navigation and Orienteering: Teambuilding with my Compass
Taylor Haston, DO

“The wilderness is a place of rest — not in the sense of being motionless, for the lure, after all, is to move, to round the next bend. The rest comes in the isolation from distractions, in the slowing of the daily centrifugal forces that keep us off balance.” –David Douglas

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AWLS Training, Southeastern Region
Making a rope litter for the hypothermic patient using the burrito wrap technique and a daisy chain – “Lucha: not only the perfect dog, but also the perfect simulated hypothermic patient”
Taylor Haston, DO