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LV: Ornamental Lawn Hermits

You’ve probably heard somewhere along the line that Victorian England was a rather odd place, teeming with eccentrics and eccentricities that ranged from the obsessive collecting of ferns to unwrapping mummies for fun to keeping ornamental lawn hermits in… 544 more words

Maine Hermit Wisdom: Get Enough Sleep

In 2013 an elusive hermit was arrested for stealing food and sundries. Dubbed “the North Pond hermit,” Christopher Knight survived over a quarter century in the Maine woods, living in a tent even in winter. 386 more words

Get Low - 2010 Bobby Duvall classic

This is another one I am late to the train on.

Fucking Bobby D.

this is a sad movie. One that captures the feeling of the 30′ s in rural America. 130 more words

Stoic Proverb Quote.

Robinson, J. H., & Oliver Wendell Holmes Collection (Library of Congress). (1921). The mind in the making: The relation of intelligence to social reform. New York: Harper. 39 more words


Those pesky rabbits by Ciara Flood (2015)

Bear really is to be admired for his commitment to solitude. The following signs grace his home, “Keep out!” “I mean it!” “Do NOT ring” and the unequivocal doormat message, “GO AWAY.” 198 more words

Read Aloud Preschool

Lesser Known Saints

We have a unique grouping this week

Forty Martyrs of Sebaste or the Holy Forty (d. 320)
The Holy Forty were soldiers of the twelfth legion. 539 more words


Phoneless: Lessons in Being a Hermit

After a rather random turn of events over the past few days, I suddenly found myself phoneless. As I hate Facebook chat (and social media in general) and have no idea how to work any “chat apps” (do those even exist?), I was stranded without a reliable way to talk to other people. 389 more words

Life & Other Drugs