While weary walkers wander wintery shores, release, and set free their sodden souls, nature enters the fold and takes hold, though these stories often go untold.
Colours come alive, sensory eruptions cause exciting and decreasingly fleeting moments of clarity, until all at once, the whole of everything is alive. Salty sea air mixes with the thundering sound of the slightest breeze and the whispers of the sitka trees.
Neurons fire, and a forgotten state of mind that can only be experienced by the pristine mind of a child becomes unlocked. It's the best damn high one can imagine. Amphetamine, ketamine, caffine, and late night talk shows be damned! Escapism, if necessary at all, is a mere drive down the coast away, so go outside and play today.