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Walden: Misconceptions and Relevance

“When I wrote the following pages, or rather the bulk of them, I lived alone, in the woods…”

The following words should have read: “except, not really.” 961 more words


A Sunday Afternoon Walk in Walden Pond

Well, it’s Sunday afternoon and I have a little time to just take a wander and explore a little, so I opened up my destination guide and searched in the Nature and Parks category and came across Walden Pond. 263 more words

Second Life

An Uncommon Visit.

It’s February and all of twenty degrees. And if you take into account the wind chill considerably below that. There is a fresh, almost foot of snow, hardly trodden, hiding the beach and yet still there is a corridor of water on the southern side of the pond. 207 more words

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"Throwing Stones" in Walden

In November she walked around the pond as the wind ebbed and flowed inside its banks. She threw stones into it. She listened for the sounds they made as they fell from the air, diving into the cool clear water below. 316 more words

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Marching Forward on Thin Ice In and Out of Walden

January 20: A damp grey afternoon. I am at Walden. I need time to contemplate and nature provides it for me. I have escaped the frayed commentary of politics and society to a vision of land and sky and ‘sea’. 440 more words

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Skiing and Swimming Walden Style

A week ago Walden was covered in snow and ice. I had a wonderful Sunday afternoon cross country skiing with a friend through Walden Woods. We stopped to take photos of the sun sparkling through the trees or to discuss which of the myriad of criss crossing tracks we should follow. 331 more words

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Australians at Walden

After yesterday’s snow all trace of them is gone. The prints they made in the sand are covered and soon will be trodden by thick soled boots or sliced by the tracks of skis. 280 more words

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