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When Life Stands In Your Way

 There are obstacles to face everyday in life but how we chose to react and overcome them is extremely important and will define who we are. 366 more words


Profiles in Greatness: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was one of the most renowned philosopher-transcendentalist poets writers of the 19th century. He rallied against conformity and taught a new way of life through his many essays and lectures on Self-reliance and self-realisation. 396 more words

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Literary Adventures in Boston

Saturday, October 18 was the date printed on my ticket for the Boston By Foot Literary Tour. That morning, I arrived an hour early to the designated meeting place: the Irish Famine Memorial in Boston, Massachusetts. 774 more words

Boston By Foot


“Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.”

Henry David Thoreau


On the water after dark (Walden 125)

I want to follow up on the previous post and encourage you to find a way, as Thoreau did, to get out on the water after dark. 137 more words


I Went to The Woods

I went to the woods because I wanted to live deliberately.

I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life.

To put to rout all that was not life, and not, when I had come to die, discover that I had not lived.

-Henry David Thoreau


Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau
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Why People Remember Me

Concord Academy

Founded a private school for children with my brother that advocated a more progressive education, allowing students to go on nature walks, venture into town to explore different businesses, and perhaps even whore houses, and, most importantly, ended the tyranny of the paddle. 217 more words

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