Do Not Do

“Simplify, simplify,” I heard Thoreau say in my head the other day when I was packing the cabinet of curiosities that is my medicine cabinet. We are preparing to move again. Why I had kept a bottle of sublingual B12 drops is an unanswerable question.

Instead of continuing to halfheartedly pack, I decided to wholeheartedly take a walk in the woods that surround the suburban stormwater retention pond that I affectionately call my Walden. “The woods” is misleading. These woods are not the Forest Primeval. The sound of traffic abounds; the thin-trunked young saplings are flanked by…

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