Monthly Archives: February 2014

Beating My Head

“Some incidents in my life have seemed far more allegorical than actual; they were so significant that they plainly served no other use . . . They have been like myth or passages in a myth, rather than mere incidents … Continue reading

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Seasonal Affective Disorder

I read in Thoreau last night “It is surprising how any reminiscence of a different season of the year affects us. When I meet with any such in my Journal, it affects me as poetry, and I appreciate that other … Continue reading

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Surviving a Midwestern Winter

Yesterday I found an escape from this endless, dreary, frozen season, reading selections from Thoreau’s journals, a pen in one hand, coffee mug in the other. The best $4 investment I have made in a long time, maybe ever, language … Continue reading

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