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Pilgrimage: Walden Pond

Such is a pilgrimage to Walden…

in which we take time to note the formation of clouds,

marvel at the patterns of sunlight,

witness the subtleties of color and contrast, 37 more words


The Best Kind of Gift.

I returned to Walden on Thanksgiving, this time accompanied by my daughter. It is the second year Kari and I have joined the many visitors who spend a part of Thanksgiving Day walking at Walden: a tradition that for us seems to have grown out of our common need to spend time in quiet comfort of nature since losing Kari’s twin sister Jesi. 330 more words

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Last Days in the Pond

When I looked out the window after two days of rain and saw the bare limbs of trees stitched into sky blue cloth I immediately thought of Walden. 447 more words

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how 2 be alone

how to be alone

I would be happy to live out my days as a recluse. I think it would be pretty fun. I could do all sorts of scientific experiments. 204 more words

Swimming in November Waters

I feel both exhilaration and guilt as I wade through the crisp brown leaves, winding my way around the green canvas fence and past the replica of Thoreau’s cottage on the way to the pond. 503 more words

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A Digital Field Trip to Walden Pond

Walden Digital Field Trip Directory

If you ever want to bring your students to Walden Pond, and a physical field trip isn’t possible, the next-best option may be a digital field trip.   5,683 more words

The Art of Open Water Swimming

As I passed the green canvas hastily strung over the cyclone fence my eyes fell upon the italicized quote from Thoreau’s Walden… “Live each season as it passes…” It was printed beneath a picture of Walden Pond on one of the banners disguising the beginnings of the construction of Walden’s new Visitors Center. 679 more words

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