February 17, 1854

in Thoreau’s Journal:

The mice tracks are very amusing. It is surprising how numerous they are, and yet I rarely see a mouse….Any tussocky ground is scored with them….

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You see deep and distinct channels in the snow in some places, as if a whole colony had long traveled to and fro in them, a highway, a well-known trail, but suddenly they will come to an end.

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