A collection of 28 posts

Speed of Thought

"The mind, like the feet, works at about three miles an hour...modern life is moving faster than the speed of thought." —Rebecca Solnit — Out of Eden (@outofedenwalk) June 19,


“When I stop [walking], I cease to think; my mind only works with my legs.” —Rousseau — Out of Eden (@outofedenwalk) June 3, 2014 Paul Salopek should know—he's on a "walking


Right after Thoreau's praise of "sauntering" come aricles praising walking from NPR and Fast Company. I suppose that it was both my desire to keep walking and my recognition of how

Sauntering with Thoreau

"It is a great art to saunter." #Thoreau #Quote — Henry David Thoreau (@ThoreauPage) April 6, 2014 Ths has more than one level of meaning for a stroke patient who had