I love a broad margin of my life. … Sometimes I sat from sunrise til noon … in undisturbed solitude and stillness. …
I grew those seasons like corn in the night.
– Henry David Thoreau
… what kind of cultural enlightenment will it take for us to say that we value this or that because it is beautiful, because it nourishes the imagination, because it is good for the soul?
someone advised me to read Barbara Hurd, I’m sincerely grateful – .