Blog Posts - Thoreau



"A Different Drummer..."

“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.”- Henry David Thoreau...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Jun 3, 2015

Beautifully Cultivated Books for Gardeners

Obsessed with your tomatoes? Know somebody who could cuddle up with their geraniums? Even better: Want to be a part of a revolutionary garden movement? It’s the time of the season for the leaves, vegetables, fruit and flowers to come … Co...
by Book Riot on May 14, 2015

The Usual Suspects

The following is a piece of flash fiction in response to a challenge offered by Susan at Polysyllabic Profundaties. The challenge was originally offered in October(!) and while I had started on the story back then, I never got around … Continue...
by The Cutter Rambles on Apr 24, 2015

Saturday Walk

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

Wild + Free

A beautiful reminder...be wild + free.I hope you have a beautiful Easter weekend...remembering that freedom isn't free-but what a beautiful thing it is!Share the love,M.8.5x118.5x11...
by LostBumblebee on Apr 3, 2015

Problem Thinker

Is it not imperative that writer’s think, or does the thinking just cause problems with the writing? This is a very serious question to which we don’t want answers. Is the admonition, think before you write a hinderance or the answer? &#...
by Second Wind Publishing on Mar 24, 2015

Man And Machine - Education makes machines which act like men and produces men who act like machines

Where there is the necessary technical skill to move mountains, there is no need for the faith that moves mountains.~Eric HofferWe've arranged a civilization in which most crucial elements profoundly depend on science and technology. We have also...
by A2Z Quotes on Mar 5, 2015

THANKS, THOREAU: For teaching us all about ethical engagement

If you’ve never read any Thoreau, it’s time to discover him. If you have, it’s time to re-read him and then critically discuss how awesome […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword.org]...
by The Mindful Word on Feb 3, 2015

Thoreau. Naming things. Lost memories. Important things.

A vast pyramid of talus and scree in the Sierra Nevada range, it sits between the aptly named Wonder Lakes …Continue reading →...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Nov 17, 2014

Thoreau. Naming things. Lost memories. Important things.

A vast pyramid of talus and scree in the Sierra Nevada range, it sits between the aptly named Wonder Lakes …Continue reading →...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Nov 17, 2014

Song Sparrow Sweetie

Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.― Henry David Thoreau...
by A Little Piece of Me on Nov 17, 2014

Henry David Thoreau, "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 Sep 23, 2014

See You Later

Guanajuato, Mx. It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see. — Henry David Thoreaumusic+imageThanks for visiting, please be sure that I read each and every one of your kind comments, I appreciate them all. Stay tuned.

Morning Sparkles

An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.- Henry David Thoreau...
by A Little Piece of Me on Aug 24, 2014

Photosynthesis

It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.- Henry David Thoreaumusic+imageThanks for visiting, please be sure that I read each and every one of your kind comments, I appreciate them all. Stay tuned.

A “Dead Poets Society” Reading List

You might find this hard to believe, but Dead Poets Society turned 25 on June 9. I know. Nothing like making me feel super ancient, huh world? Anyway, I recently re-watched this beautiful film and now I love it even … Continued You just finis...
by Book Riot on Jun 11, 2014

Frugality In Action

These are words written by my friend Sunita,to her baby grandson,on Earth Day.I was struck by the frugality of her family and of the older generations.  In families like ours clothes were passed down from child to child including the nappies which w...
by Wealthymatters on Jun 7, 2014

Mitternachtsfund #146

Der Himmel ist genauso unter unseren Füßen wie über unserem Kopf. [Henry David Thoreau]...
by Die Krümelmonster AG on May 25, 2014

Anti-Consumerism and Anti-Consumption as Expressions of American Exceptionalism

This paper was a Political Science term paper for a class about American Political Thought, for the semester that just ended. Basically the class was theory-based; there are no definitive or absolute answers to a class of this nature. While the profe...
by Just Call Me Frank on May 19, 2014

Book Fetish: Volume 111

Get ready to get your bookish love fest on with these awesome clothes and accessories. Prove that your baby is indeed the most well-read on the block with this Henry David Thoreau screen printed onesie. Before you know it, your … Continued Yo...
by Book Riot on May 8, 2014


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