Monthly Archives: April 2012

Hebrew words for “Earth”

הארץ = earth = “the land” יום הארץ = Earth Day אדמה = soil עולם = world, universe; hidden realm כדור הארץ = “ball of earth” = globe

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April 29 Observance: 150 Years Since Thoreau’s Death

Upcoming event: Sunday, April 29, 2012, 3:00 PM at First Parish in Concord, MA.

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9/11 at Walden Pond

Military-formation jets screamed overhead today. The flyover was part of the ceremonies for Boston Red Sox Opening Day.  But that sound will always remind me of September 11, 2001. Everyone remembers where they were and what they were doing on … Continue reading

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Do you keep a journal?

Emerson’s question to Thoreau, in 1837, gets repeated at Walden Pond today. Continue reading

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