'We Went to See the Ocean'
Beginning in 1849, Henry David Thoreau set off on a series of journeys to Cape Cod. And like the endless number of New Englanders who would follow in his steps, he was mesmerized.
We often love to think now of the life of men on beaches - at least in midsummer, when the weather is serene; their sunny lives on the sand, amid the beach-grass and the bayberries, their companion a cow, their wealth a jag of driftwood or a few beach plums, and their music the surf and the peep of the ... (Full article: 1192 words)
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