Publishers Weekly praises Sullivan as “a fine companion on yet another pilgrimage to Walden.”
His attempts at thoughtfulness fall flat, especially when he attempts On Walden Pond-esque introspection and self-assessment.
The funeral was held at Langley, presumably because Walden was CIA; both Carrie and Brody were invited to attend.
So it wasn't that shocking that Walden criticized Obama's chained CPI Social Security proposal as being anti-old people.
So I'd have thought that Walden was doing the right, cynical thing.
This occurrence made a deep impression on Walden, and he sought now, more than ever before, the one thing that is needful.
Mrs. Walden passed upstairs to throw the shuttle of the loom.
She would cheerfully catch chicken-pox if only she might have it at Walden.
I am pleased, Mr. Walden, to have had this little conversation with you.
Witness the king at Walden the twenty-first day of October in the thirty-fifth year of our reign.
(1854) A book by Henry David Thoreau describing his two years of life alone at Walden Pond in Massachusetts. He recounts his daily life in the woods and celebrates nature and the individual's ability to live independently of society. A famous line from the book is Thoreau's statement that “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.”