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Within the Circuit of this Plodding Life

Within the circuit of this plodding life
There enter moments of an azure hue,
Untarnished fair as is the violet
Or anemone, when the spring strews them… 193 more words

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“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.”

-Henry David Thoreau

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Into the Sanctuary

Up-to-Date Photo of my Most Recent Watercolor in Progress

At most a city-dweller gets “stimulated” by a so-called “stay in the country.” But my whole work is sustained and guided by the world of these mountains and their people. 828 more words


To Live Deliberately, Or One Last Stand Against Becoming a Hybrid Species

Ever since Thoreau went to live by Walden Pond, others have been referencing the phrase “to live deliberately” during their own attempts to live simply, which I believe is another way of saying to break free from what they perceive shields them from self-actualization (Hello, Maslow). 1,721 more words


The Importance of Living

How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.

~ Henry David Thoreau (1817 – 1862)
American essayist, poet, philosopher… 8 more words

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