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  • Comment on Sounds 1-11 by Rick Visser
    Posted in: General Discussion [Read your fate, see what is before you, and walk on into futurity.] I wonder if T may be suggesting a deeper sense of 'reading,' perhaps related to the concept of reading put forward by Simone Weil in her "Essay on the Notion of Reading." https://www.academia.edu/44651263/Simone_Weil_Essay_on_the_Notion_of_Reading_Trans_Fleming_
  • Comment on Spring 1-13 by Rick Visser
    Posted in: General Discussion In reply to Allison Cummings. Yes, Allison. For a time, we lived on the shores of Lake Champlain: Cumberland Head, north of Plattsburgh, NY. Once, as we returned home from a long trip on an extremely cold winter night (-15 F), we were stopped in our tracks by a loud, eerie, […]
  • Comment on Winter Animals by Alireza Taghdarreh
    Posted in: Emerson-Thoreau SUNY Geneseo Although one of the main reasons for Thoreau's going to Walden Pond was to see the spring come in, he does not restrict himself to life in the spring only. Winter has its own virtues.  New views from the surface of the firmly frozen ice are the souvenir of winter […]
  • Comment on Winter Animals by Rick Visser
    Posted in: General Discussion Regarding "forms" and the difference between Rabbits and Hares, according to Wikipedia:  Hares and jackrabbits are leporids belonging to the genus Lepus. Hares are classified in the same family as rabbits. They are similar in size to rabbits and have similar herbivorous diets, but generally have longer ears and live solitarily […]
  • Comment on Conclusion 1-9 by Allison Cummings
    Posted in: SNHUmans In reply to Ainsley Owens. Exactly!