A Payne Hollow Visit

I think that I cannot preserve my health and spirits, unless I spend four hours a day at least - and it is commonly more than that - sauntering through the woods and over the hills and fields, absolutely free from all worldly engagements. ~Henry David Thoreau

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Monday, December 01, 2014

A New World

It was a little bewildering to be out on the broad water with no hold on shore. Yet we were stirred with a vague sense that a new world was opening before us. It was the river never before known. The familiar hills and reaches seemed almost a strange country. Our boat became more alive, turning around in the slow swirls of current, and rolling in the waves of a passing boat with a free motion we had never felt when it was lashed to shore.

~from Harlan Hubbard's, Shantyboat: A River Way of Life, published 1977 by University Press of Kentucky


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