A quiet woodsy morning evolves into a wake-up call. Continue reading
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Not only different objects are presented to our attention at different seasons of the year, but we are in a different frame of body and of mind to appreciate different objects at different seasons. I see one thing when it is cold and another when it is warm.
Journal, November 17, 1858.
Simplify! Go live in a hut and be joyous! Continue reading
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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Happy Tu b’Av! “Tu” is an abbreviation for the number 15, and “Av”is the current Jewish month. This holiday is about matchmaking, finding true love, and dancing in white. So, “Happy 15th of Av!” Note the full moon, which indicates … Continue reading