March 17, 2012
Much as I love the idea of wandering off into the woods to live an austere life of introspection and communion with nature, I have a terrible track record with the transcendentalists. Thoreau gave me migraines. Though his diligent work in recording the seasons while living by Walden Pond seems to have paid off for science.
More than I can say for my time spent with him in college. —MN
onearth:

150 years ago, Henry Thoreau documented changes in the natural world around him. He scribbled down when he saw flowers first bloom and birds return from their wintering grounds. Today, Thoreau’s notes are helping scientists studying those same species confirm that spring is springing earlier.
Is Spring Springing Early? Watching the World Go Round with Henry Thoreau

Much as I love the idea of wandering off into the woods to live an austere life of introspection and communion with nature, I have a terrible track record with the transcendentalists. Thoreau gave me migraines. Though his diligent work in recording the seasons while living by Walden Pond seems to have paid off for science.

More than I can say for my time spent with him in college. —MN

onearth:

150 years ago, Henry Thoreau documented changes in the natural world around him. He scribbled down when he saw flowers first bloom and birds return from their wintering grounds. Today, Thoreau’s notes are helping scientists studying those same species confirm that spring is springing earlier.

Is Spring Springing Early? Watching the World Go Round with Henry Thoreau

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