Summer: From the Journal of Henry D. Thoreau (1884), excerpts his observations and experiences in and around Concord, Massachusetts during the fairest season. Entries are not in chronological order, but by stage of the season, edited by H.G.O. Blake, from fourteen volumes into one abbreviated volume for each season. You may also enjoy Autumn (1892).
"Nothing was ever so unfamiliar and startling to me as my own thoughts." -- July 10, 1840