Bring with you:
Pen & Paper or device to write
Device with instructions or printed instructions
Water & Snacks
Small blanket for seated activities
Once at PCEI:
You do not have to check into the main office at PCEI to do this walk, but do consider stopping in to say hello and find our more about the facility and programs available.
Parking can be found up by the main building.
Much of the trail is wheelchair accessible.
There is a bathroom along the trail, a full-sized, plumbed and wheelchair accessible facility.
Begin where the brick trail begins just in front of the main building, and simply follow the trail.
How to Proceed:
For each station, follow the instructions and write your basic responses while at the station. When you are done with all of the stations, you may want to sit down at one of the many picnic tables and construct poems or reflective prose pieces for each of the stations or construct one larger poem or reflection that takes into account all the stations at once.
When you get Home:
Finish your reflective writing and post it to the FORUM. The forum is moderated and only positive attractions to one another's posts are permissible. The point here is not to critique one another or to judge the quality of the writing. You will not be judged for your writing. After you have posted your reflection, scan through other people's reflections and leave brief notes were you feel attracted to do so. Let others know what resonates with you in their experience. If something does not resonate with you, feel free to consider within yourself why that might be, but please do not post to that person. Again, we are reaffirming our positive sensory attractions to more-than-human nature as well as human nature. This is not a place of judgement.
A drink of juice from its flowers, and the color's laughter can be heard.
The blue river does the impossible to make the clouds fall in love with him.
Juan Carlos Galeano