Archive for October, 2006

How would you be?

, written by Jeremy

When you dream of an ideal space to do what you do best, what does it look like, sound like, and feel like?

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Of avarice and spiritual penury

, written by Jeremy

As written yesterday – Thoreau was tuned to nuances in life that most of us pass without noticing. More than that, he recorded the observations and, by the account of many others, he regularly revisited and rewrote those tiny tales. …

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Observing our moments instead of the future

, written by Jeremy

Might seeking a future be short-sighted if it keeps us from seeing where we are?

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Time management

, written by Jeremy

From the Thoreau blog:

“Nature never makes haste; her systems revolve at an even pace. The bud swells imperceptibly, without hurry or confusion, as though the short spring days were an eternity. All her operations seem separately for the time,

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Want raw

, written by Jeremy

It’s been surprising how much people have resonated with the canoe trip stories. Not just the “week away” part … actually, not that part at all.

Interest has been in the expression of that trip. The emerging strength of the …

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Lost winters

, written by Jeremy

From the Thoreau blog:

“Thinking this afternoon of the prospect of my writing lectures and going abroad to read them the next winter. I realized how incomparably great the advantages of obscurity and poverty which I have enjoyed so

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Give me eyes to see

, written by Jeremy

From the Thoreau blog:

“The poet is a man who lives at last by watching his moods. An old poet comes at last to watch his moods as narrowly as a cat does a mouse.

I omit the usual—the hurricanes …

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