Category Archives: Journal

July 27: The Most Perfect Art

“Language is the most perfect art in the world. The chisel of a thousand years retouches it.” Continue reading

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Walden Pond is Hot

Federal Climate Report Predicts Hotter and More Extreme Future Because of Climate Change | TIME.com.

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Awaiting Hurricane Sandy with a Hebrew Sentence

A blessing for Hurricane Sandy. Continue reading

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Tracing Thoreau’s Last Journey

The story of Thoreau’s 1861 “Journey West” with Horace Mann, Jr., which took the duo from Massachusetts to Minnesota and back. Space is limited. R.S.V.P. to 978-451-0300 or nancy@thoreaufarm.org. WHO: Corinne Hosfeld Smith WHEN: Wed., October 24 at 7:00pm WHERE: … Continue reading

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Ghost Boat, Part I

Henry David Thoreau secretly studied Biblical Hebrew while he lived in the cabin at Walden Pond. Continue reading

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It’s Over

All existence comes to a standstill in cosmic silence. Continue reading

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You’re Invited on a 60-Day Journey

This year I decided to blog my 60-day journey so I could invite readers to join in. Ready? Continue reading

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