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o captain, my captain




If you listen real close, you can hear them whisper their legacy to you. Go on, lean in. Listen, you hear it? — Carpe — hear it?

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Though Henry David Thoreau writes the book Walking, it is Daniel Boone that Thoreau has in mind as the ideal walker. Boone is the American Moses looking down upon Kentucky from the Cumberland Gap, leading his people into the promised land. 635 more words

The spectator living inside your head (Walden 93)

“With thinking we may be beside ourselves in a sane sense. By a conscious effort of the mind we can stand aloof from actions and their consequences; and all things, good and bad, go by us like a torrent. 272 more words


Work and Philosophy, ch. 10: Summary (pt. II)

The Nineteenth Century

Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!

—– Andrew Carnegie… 2,005 more words


Words Of Wisdom

“It’s not what you look at that matters it’s what you see.” – Henry David Thoreau


Words To Live By

Nature benefits obvious yes, no?

“Here is this vast, savage, howling mother of ours,

Nature, lying all around, with such savage beauty, and such affection for her children, as the leopard;

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Being With Country

Freeing Chi

Clump #221: Clear away piles of paper; day 17 of 30-day challenge.

Here’s proof positive that a clump can be cleared on a day of lethargy and low incentive.   111 more words