6.23.2014

botany-box
...Thoreau's Journal: 23-Jun-1852

I am inclined to think that my hat, whose lining is gathered in midway so as to make a shelf, is about as good a botany-box as I could have and far more convenient, and there is something in the darkness and the vapors that arise from the head—at least if you take a bath—which preserves flowers through a long walk.

2 comments:

FOLKWAYS NOTEBOOK said...

I love to read your posts!!!! -- barbara

michael jameson said...

necessity is the mother of invention!, thinking of what we can make or use instead of buying,like a child with no money!, it makes us think!!, my father said, its the poor people that need common sense! the rich just buy what they need!,the poor have to make or make do!. michael jameson oldantiqueguy@hotmail.com