Tag Archives: Henry David Thoreau

The Year of Walden – Gardening, Part 2

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them. -Henry David Thoreau My first post on gardening was way back in February, when I was still in the planning stages, and this second post, I’m afraid, is much […]

The Year of Walden – Green in the Gills

Men are born to succeed, not fail.      -Henry David Thoreau So, my first recipe from the Veganomicon was a flop. If you follow my twitter, you’ll have seen that my attempt at making a kabocha-udon winter stew didn’t go quite as well as I had hoped. There were early warning signs, of course. […]

The Year of Walden – Gardening, Part 1

Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed. Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders.      -Henry David Thoreau As a man who espoused simple living, Thoreau was a man of […]