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Henry David Thoreau: A Life, by Laura Dassow Walls

Everyone knows that Henry Thoreau wrote his greatest work while living in a cabin on Walden Pond, but few know that during those two years and two months, he also took up the task of surveying the pond.  1,066 more words

Nonfiction

Wholly Immersed in the Walden Experience.

When I turn on the ignition in my car it is 69 degrees on a grey day in Lexington. Eight miles later the sun is streaming down from a blue sky patched with white cotton ball clouds. 1,002 more words

Walden Pond

A Walk Around Walden Pond

On an impossibly beautiful summer morning, Kristina and I decided to take a walk around Walden Pond, made famous by 19th century environmentalist and thinker Henry David Thoreau. 210 more words

When visiting Walden Pond, Bring a Swimsuit...bucket list cont.


Before attending university I visited Walden in book form.  Later, I was quite pleased when a college professor, way back when, assigned it as both, required reading, and material to draw from for a reflective essay.   736 more words

Travel

Nature Books Reading List - A Natural Selection

For the month of July, we’re celebrating Nature! And what better way than compiling a list of some must-read nature books? Many of these are books I noticed while working at the library. 969 more words

Features

Off-Duty Police Officer Rescues Man From Walden Pond

ARLINGTON (CBS) – Lifeguards at Walden Pond don’t climb into their chairs until 10 a.m. so they weren’t on the job Monday morning just after 8:30 when a swimmer got into trouble, but fortunately, an Arlington police officer was. 327 more words

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Man Drowns In Walden Pond

CONCORD (CBS) — The body of a missing swimmer was recovered from Walden Pond, officials said.

The regional dive team and Massachusetts State Police were called when a witness said they saw a 28-year-old man dive into the water and not come back up around 6:30 Sunday evening. 155 more words

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