Tag Archive: Henry David Thoreau

Aug 09 2017

Can we talk? About me?

  “I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well.” Henry David Thoreau On this day in 1854, Henry David Thoreau published Walden: Or, Life in the Woods. I recently read/listened to Walden again via the LibriVox app. LibriVox is a free app where volunteers read …

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Jul 12 2016

Simplify

“Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.” Walden and Other Writings, American philosopher and author Henry David Thoreau was born on this day in 1817 (died 1862) If you’re a long time reader (and really, what excuse do you have not to be?) you know that I talk a lot about choosing to …

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