Thoreau for your Tuesday…

It was a singular experience that long acquaintance which I cultivated with beans, what with planting, and hoeing, and harvesting, and threshing, and picking over and selling them-the last was the hardest of all…I was determined to know beans. when they were growing, I used to hoe from five o’clock in the morning till noon…Consider the intimate and curious acquaintance one makes with various kinds of weeds…that’s Roman wormwood, that’s pigweed, that’s piper-grass…A long war, not with cranes, but with weeds…The Bean Field-Walden-1854.

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td’s bean field.Thoreau knew his weeds! Happy Tuesday!

 

 

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