I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order. - John Burroughs
From the Rocky Mountains to the Florida Everglades, each major region of the United States has a unique personality and a wild spirit of its own.These designs encapsulate this spirit by featuring the prominent flora and fauna that are specific to each region.
From New York to Maine, ruffed grouse to moose, the Northeast is a place of cold winters, lush summers, big whitetail bucks, and in some places, no school on opening day!
At a glance, the southwest appears a barren landscape, though it is a place of alluring beauty and biota. Rocky canyons with snakes, cacti, lions, and sheep, there is always a grueling hike and blazing sunset to be found.
When you wear a Hunt To Eat shirt, you're saying: I hunt for adventure. I hunt for the physical and mental challenge. I hunt to create memories with family and friends. I hunt for the camaraderie as well as the solitude. I hunt for the love of nature and the outdoors. I hunt to conserve habitat and landscapes. I hunt to harvest my own food. I hunt to eat.
This photo essay was published on a blog called “Tales of Wander” by a clothing and gear company called HAVAIII Co. Venturing out to Rainier National Park meant hopping on a 6-hour flight from New York, and then embarking on a 5-hour round trip drive from Tacoma. This may seem a bit much for a day-hike, but to me, it was entirely worth it.
Recession and depression described much of the country in 2010. Jobs were limited for many, and they were especially hard to find for artists. Rather than submit entirely to the riptide of the times, my second journal provided the creative outlet I needed to stay sharp.