What exactly is a wilderness? If you ask a child, they will immediately say a wild place where you can run free, and nature’s home for wild animals; if you ask an adult, they might describe a place without traces of human intrusion, someplace remote and quiet — far away from the sounds of civilization. So what exactly is a wilderness?
How about “acres of majestic landscapes of relatively untouched tracts without the hand of man.” That is how it was described in September 1964, when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Wilderness Act which specified these areas as places where man himself is a visitor who does not remain; a place we can go to connect with the land on its own terms.
Edwin Wilson is a man of many interests and many skills. He begins planning a new project as soon as he has almost completed the one currently underway.
Edwin plans a new planting project in his yard every year. He has created art in wood, accentuating the grains in the wood, and art pieces in metal. His present art projects are “steampunk”. In addition, he conceptualizes and carries out major redesigns to his house.
And he loves fishing.
Since deciding in 2011 to abandon a confining lifestyle she had chosen for herself and adopting Cedaredge as her home, Emily Paige Wray has become a new voice in town.
Her music career has blossomed amid friendship and like-minded fans in the community.
Emily has found a new home where she can take to the musical wings she was given by her supportive musical parents and siblings when growing up in Missouri and Texas.
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