A thorough Thoreau [Article]

My notion of Henry David Thoreau (gleaned from his autobiography, Walden: A life in the Woods) was that he was a loner, who lived an ascetic life, who loved the outdoors, especially his long walks, & who was obsessed with documenting everything he saw. Reading this article, not exactly a hermit, helps alter my notion. “The question is not what you look at,” Thoreau wrote, “but what you see.”.  As a bonus, see pictures of Walden Pond then & now.

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