Friday, January 06, 2017

A year ago today I had this cabin delivered to my land. And I lived my favorite Thoreau quote: I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,  to front only the essential facts of life and see if I could not learn what it had to teach me and not when I came to die discover that I had not lived.
Thoreau left the woods after two years because he realized that he had several more lives to live and.could not spare any more time for the one in the woods.

Well, my goal is 3 years, so two more to go for me.
I love Thoreau but considering that he only lived 44 years with all his "simplifying" principles, I better not copy him too much. At least, I have outlived him by 16 years. Maybe it's the wild hogs and deer and I've been eating.