September 24th

In Thoreau’s Journal:

September 24, 1851:

The huckleberry bushes on Conantum are all turned red.

September 24, 1858:

A man must attend to nature closely for many years to know when, as well as where, to look for his objects, since he must always anticipate her a little….I would know when in the year to expect certain thoughts and moods….