I woke up with the remembrance of my near-misses with fire (not sure if I ever blogged them or not) and then I remembered my Chinese zodiac sign is Fire Monkey. Then suddenly Thoreau's burning of 300 acres of the Walden woods while still a young man popped into my mind, and I wondered if his spirit might be allied with mine; checked his zodiac sign, though, and born in 1817 he was a Fire Ox. So perhaps not.

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