Sep 13

Living like Thoreau.. not all it’s cracked up to be?

This article captures the essence of desire that lurks in many of us- to get away from it all

image shamelessly stolen from http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-02-24/accumulated-fragments-bear-man-admiralty-island-part-3

Who hasn’t wanted to live out in the sticks like these hearty folks?

and enjoy the peace and quiet in solitude. As a bona-fide introvert, one of my most memorable camping trips was solo. But this woman did more than that. She lived in the Alaskan wilderness and captured it beautifully. Please take a few minutes to read this fantastic story:

The Terror and Tedium of Living LIke Thoreau

Also This YouTube Channel has great stuff on the subject of “Living Alternatively” with video of folks living in shacks, scrap-built houses and the like.