Blog Posts - Thoreau


by Όπως τα βλέπω... on Aug 25, 2016

Homage to Stephen Crane

He was 28 when he died, at a health spa in the Black Forest of Germany.  What had we achieved by that age, reader?  For my part, very little.  Perhaps you achieved more, or much.  But it's his age at death that makes him most rema...
by I, Ciceronianus; causidicus on Jul 25, 2016

"We Never Know..."

"The truth is, we never know what life will bring us and we don't have as much control as we might think we have. But we CAN choose how we walk through life and how we spend our time."- Elizabeth Berrien"When the heavens are obscured to us, and...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Jul 11, 2016

"What You See..."

by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Apr 3, 2016

White-crowned Sparrow

I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn.  ~ Henry David Thorea...
by A Little Piece of Me on Feb 3, 2016

Bookish Treasures from the NYPL Digital Archive

The New York Public Library has just made a deliciously large chunk of its public domain materials – more than 180,000 individual items – available for free high-res download and unrestricted use. The NYPL digital collection features mat...
by Book Riot on Jan 28, 2016

Hoop Pole Creek Estuary

I believe that there is a subtle magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield to it, will direct us aright. ~ Henry David ThoreauAnother one from our trip to North Carolina.
by A Little Piece of Me on Jan 11, 2016

Ce înseamnă visul tău? Interpretarea viselor

Câţi dintre noi nu s-au întrebat ce înseamnă ceea ce visează, ce mesaje primesc în vis şi care este semnificaţia acestora? Care este interpretarea viselor noastre?La urma urmei, starea de somn, şi implicit visele, reprezintă o parte consi...
by Blogul Dianei on Jan 7, 2016

The Two Muses 4169

Farley and I got the chores done early, so he could drive her up to Fayetteville for the show tonight. He asked if I was going and I told him that I would probably check out Swine and Trigger Lanigan, which made him smile. “That’s what I...
by Scragg Man on Dec 11, 2015

Quote For The Week

“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.” -Henry David Thoreau (American philosopher, author, and poet. 1817-1862) Christopher E. Hill Survival And Prosperity (
by Survival And Prosperity on Nov 30, 2015

Learning quotes may not have change to read them

Learning Quotes Read the best books first or you may not have a chance to read them at all. Quote by Henry David Thoreau Explanation on learning quote Priority is very important in life. Choose the best first not the easy ones as your first choice. T...
by Brain Training Quotes on Nov 28, 2015

Life Quotes amount of life you exchange for it

Life Quotes The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it. Quote by Henry David Thoreau. This quote is also categorized under money quotes. Explanation about life quote Dont calculate price of anything using money you gave. Measure...
by Brain Training Quotes on Nov 23, 2015

"I Learned This, At Least..."

“I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. He will put some things behi...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Nov 2, 2015

Poetry and Paint..a recipe for the soul

Poetry and Paint...Many years ago, I dabbled with poetry and paint. It seemed another life, those days living in Sydney, a time when I felt the call of New England (my roots) so strongly that the best remedy was to read poetry and think of how to tra...
by Collage of Life on Oct 24, 2015

Hello, I’m Not In

I recently received two “out of office” replies to my own “out of office” message. Being a fan of futility in all forms, this struck me as a great paradigm for the modern age. Email has made vacation superfluous, of … Co...

Buy, Borrow, Bypass: Books About Walking

I love to walk. I love walking for a variety of purposes. From a strictly transportation standpoint I like that walking is environmentally friendly, inexpensive, and traffic-jam-free. I like to walk for fun, for relaxation, and for exercise. I like &...
by Book Riot on Aug 17, 2015

"Quiet Desperation..."

"The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called resignation is confirmed desperation. From the desperate city you go into the desperate country, and have to console yourself with the bravery of minks and muskrats. A stereotyped but u...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Aug 5, 2015

Cheeky Good Morning -Early Morning Cheerfulness can be extremely Obnoxious.

Steven WrightWhen I woke up this morning my girlfriend asked me, “Did you sleep good?” I said “No, I made a few mistakes.”----------------------------------Bill GatesJust in terms of allocation of time resources, religion is not very efficien...
by A2Z Quotes on Jul 23, 2015

Every Child.

Every Child Begins the World Again...-Henry David ThoreauLast night we had a family gathering, and we started talking about babies, adoption, surrogacy, DNA donation- etc., etc., etc., Maybe not your usual dinner table conversation but when you're a...
by LostBumblebee on Jul 13, 2015


“I am alarmed when it happens that I have walked a mile into the woods bodily, without getting there in spirit.”― Henry David Thoreau, Walking      music+imageThanks for visiting, please be sure that I read each and eve...

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