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michael-seidel's picture
May.15.2013
The movement my wife and I began continues.  I'm not certain what label should be applied to it.  It's sort of liberation and sustainability.  There are elements of reducing our carbon footprint and being self-sufficient coupled to goals of reducing our monthly financial footprint....
stephen-evans's picture
Apr.08.2013
At the approach of spring the red squirrels got under my house, two at a time, directly under my feet as I sat reading or writing, and kept up the queerest chuckling and chirruping and vocal pirouetting and gurgling sounds that ever were heard; and when I stamped they only chirruped the...
stephen-evans's picture
Jul.04.2012
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them. Henry David Thoreau Walden
steven-belanger's picture
Jul.02.2012
photo: Farmer's Wife in Clogs, 1892 by Louis Roy, from 1st-art-gallery.com   Check out this website, 1892farmwife.blogspot.com.  As the link suggests, it's a diary of a Maine farmer's wife in 1892.  Doesn't sound interesting?  Well, I thought so, too, but since I was doing...
michael-seidel's picture
Feb.07.2012
Ah, so lovely, the moon calls me out, not to howl but to sit, gaze and think. I learned Carl Sandburg's "Child Moon" when I was a child, encouraged by a fourth grade teacher who told me that I'm a moon child, Cancer. I learned later I have Leo rising. I'm a water sign. Oceans, lakes, rivers and...
andrea-alban-gosline's picture
Jul.14.2011
Instead of filling your belly, pretend you are one of the millions of people all over the world who go hungry every day. Imagine the totality of hunger: the hollowness in a growling stomach; the futility of simmering bitter weeds in dirty water desperate for nourishment; the anxiety of not knowing...
stephen-evans's picture
Jun.21.2011
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.                               H. D. Thoreau
stephen-evans's picture
Jun.08.2011
  I haven't met many publishers. The ones I have met are smart, amiable, educated, far better read than I am, and passionate about publishing good books. (In the case of my own publishers at Unbridled Books, I must of course add Visionary.) But I think this is kind of funny, so here it is (you can...
stephen-evans's picture
Aug.25.2009
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. Henry David Thoreau  
robert-todd-felton's picture
Nov.04.2008
Vote Like a Transcendentalist Like many Americans, I have been thinking a lot about this election and my place in the historic nature of it. As a modern day Transcendentalist, I turned to the likes of Thoreau and Emerson for their thoughts. Thoreau, who famously marched to the beat of his own...