We’ll have an opportunity to take part in a pre-breakfast Tai Chi session. Getting on/off maxi-vans. Driving 10 miles to/from bridges. Limited walking and standing required.
In the Mayflower dining room, we will enjoy a buffet featuring choices of cold and hot cereals, bread, scrambled eggs, sausage or bacon, fruit bar with yogurt and granola, plus coffee, tea, water, and juice.
Our first class session will focus on the life, writings, and influence of Henry David Thoreau, starting with “Walden.” The morning break will include coffee, tea, water, fruit, and homemade Danish to renew our energy. Following the break, we will begin our exploration of the rich legacy of Ralph Waldo Emerson.
We will gather in the Mayflower dining room for an early buffet with choice of a full salad bar, soup of the day, salad, sandwich, dessert, and drinks.
We will then enjoy an opportunity to learn about the six covered bridges located within a ten-mile radius of the campus, traveling by maxi-van. We will also be able to take part in waterfront activities and the enjoyment of the tranquil atmosphere of the campus.
Mayflower dining room buffet.
We’ll immerse ourselves in Transcendentalism and watch “Little Women.” Set in Concord, this classic movie is an autobiographical account of neighbor and friend to Emerson and Thoreau, Louisa May Alcott. Following class, the rest of the evening is at leisure.