Halfway Into a 4-Week Woodland Retreat, I Fled From Worms

Turns out Thoreau was much heartier than I gave him credit for. But I wonder if he’d have stayed? Would you?

Photo of San Antonio cabin by Rene Cizio

I stayed in a one-room cabin in a lovely, wooded area in San Antonio for two weeks; then, the cankerworms chased me out. I was supposed to stay for the month. Looking back now, I wonder…