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Memories of Walden

I sit amid the chaos of my apartment waiting for the allotted time to pass; enough that I have achieved something of the clean up I have assigned myself do so I can escape into the sun and run away to Walden. 340 more words

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Art at Walden

When I was walking along the beach at Walden last Saturday, after an abrupt shift from sunshine and warmth and the seeming arrival of Spring on Friday, back to the cold of Winter and the promise of more snow the following day, I came across these treasures. 99 more words

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24: Park – Calling

There is one aspect of despair that must feature in this analysis, and that is disappointment.

It is the summer of 1963 and, on this particular day, everywhere I go in the world, indoors and outside, is flooded by that wonderfully brilliant light of my dreams. 772 more words


Tuesday's Sun

The daylight belies winter as it lingers in long shadows, stretched out like fingers over pristine snow.

I had to go to Walden. The sun made it impossible not to want to. 82 more words

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The Changing Faces of Walden: The New Visitor's Center and More

It is 9 am when I turn into the parking lot. Although the sun is up I cannot see it and the hangover from yesterday’s rain still leaves stains on the asphalt. 456 more words

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Leaving Home, Coming Home

Back in Boston, day 5, I wake up still listening for the raucous laughter of kookaburras. Instead I hear the faint chirping of New England, early Spring. 594 more words

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Enough is Enough!!

I can only watch so much campaign coverage before I feel the need to think about cleaning and decluttering. Must be Trump’s constant patter about how rich he is and how much stuff he owns that reminds me of how we Americans embrace excess. 1,339 more words