>Deep within the American psyche is a pond.

That pond is called Walden and it was, as we all know, made famous in a book called Walden by the ubiquitous American writer Henry David Thoreau.

Here is a wonderful photo essay (if that’s the right word) on Walden Pond in a year.

And here’s a video piece on Walden Pond with the words of Thoreau:

I live in the Northwest where we have many lakes and ponds as or more beautiful than Walden, but none so important.

I post this because I am thinking about nature, and getting into nature, more and more now that it is Spring and my kids need to get out as much a me.

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