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The Colors of Thoreau's Spirit

“When other birds are still the screech owls take up the strain, like mourning women their ancient u-lu-lu. Their dismal scream is truly Ben Jonsonian. Wise midnight hags! 1,267 more words

The Individual & His Future

Source: NoMoreFakeNews.com
Jon Rappoport
December 6, 2016

“It’s instructive to read what authors wrote about core values a hundred or two hundred years ago, because then you can appreciate what has happened to the culture of a nation. 1,003 more words


Quote of the day, Dec. 6

Henry David Thoreau, on walking

“An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.”



An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day. – Henry David Thoreau
(This was once published on one of my earlier blogs with a different watermark.) 22 more words

Gathering Pearls

John Brown: The Fanatical Idealist

John Brown

Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

December 2nd was the anniversary of the execution of John Brown, a man who had a righteous cause, but surrendered the moral high ground because of his fanaticism. 2,047 more words


Walden Pond

“I have had twenty-five or thirty souls, with their bodies, at once under my roof, and yet we often parted without being aware that we had come very near to one another…I have found it a singular luxury to talk across the pond to a companion on the opposite side. 181 more words


New England Memories (Concord, MA)

New England Memories is an eMagazine that celebrates the uniqueness of the New England landscape and its people in true stories, poetry, artwork, and photography. Since Linda Thomas started this venture (and a jump over to… 350 more words