WELCOME TO THE MOOT, oh world-wanderers and word-whisperers. After two years of Peace Corps. After 2,200 miles on the Pacific Crest Trail. What. Comes. Next?
Antarctica and Then Some
Big Dead Place
Earth Spirit Medicine
Married To The Sea
New Zealand Herald
Te Araroa, The Long Pathway
The Carbon-Free Home
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What I'm reading (List begun February 2006):
Lonely Planet Guide - Ecuador and the Galapagos, A Walk in the Woods - Bill Bryson, Ender´s Shadow - Orson Scott Card, Boilerplate Rhino - David Quammen, The Motorcycle Diaries - Che Guevara, The Gold Bug and Other Tales - Edgar Allen Poe, The Story of B - Daniel Quinn, Valverde's Gold - Mark Honigsbaum, My Ishmael - Daniel Quinn, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test - Tom Wolfe, Holidays on Ice - David Sedaris, My Ishmael - Daniel Quinn, Guns, Germs, and Steel - Jared Diamond, Hayduke Lives! - Edward Abbey, Player Piano - Kurt Vonnegut, Beyond Civilization - Daniel Quinn, The Culture of Make Believe - Derrick Jensen, A Pirate Looks at Fifty - Jimmy Buffett, Desert Solitaire - Edward Abbey, Beyond Civilization and When They Give You Lined Paper Write Sideways - Daniel Quinn, Life of Pi - Yann Martel, The Tracker - Tom Brown Jr., The Songlines - Bruce Chatwin, Tales of a Female Nomad - Rita Golden Gelman, Rabbitproof Fence - Doris Pilkington, Confessions of an Economic Hitman - John Perkins, BLINK * - Malcolm Gladwell, A Blistered Kind of Love - Duffy and Angela Ballard, Dance of the Four Winds (Secrets of the Inca Medicine Wheel) - Alberto Villoldo, The Practice of the Wild - Gary Snyder, The "On" Position - Katie Moran, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close - Jonathan Safran Foer, Walking Down a Dream - Natasha Carver, Grandfather - Tom Brown Jr., The Multiplex Man - James P. Hogan, Rivers and Mountains Without End - Gary Snyder, COLLAPSE - Jared Diamond, Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television - Jerry Mander, ENDGAME Volume I The Problem of Civilization and Volume II Resistance - Derrick Jensen, Freakonomics - Steven Levy and Stephen Dubner, Bridge of Birds (A Novel of an Ancient China That Never Was) - Barry Hughart, The End of Nature - Bill McKibben, The Essential Muir - John Muir, Providence_ The Story of a Fifty Year Vision Quest - Daniel Quinn, Deep Survival - Lawrence Gonzales, Tales of Power - Carlos Castaneda, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian - Sherman Alexie, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Zen Living - Gary McClain and Eve Adamson, A Sand County Almanac - Aldo Leopold, The Last American Man - Elizabeth Gilbert, Timequake - Kurt Vonnegut Doing Work You Love - Cheryl Gilman, Living the Wisdom of the Tao: The Complete Tao Te Ching and Affirmations - Dr. Wayne Dyer, Catching the Big Fish - David Lynch, The Five People You Meet in Heaven - Mitch Albom, The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge - Carlos Castaneda, Looking Out for #1 - Robert J. Ringer, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly - Jean-Dominique Bauby, Case Files of the Tracker - Tom Brown Jr., The Demon-Haunted World (Science as a Candle in the Dark) - Carl Sagan, Rich Dad Poor Dad - Robert Kiyosaki, A Brief History of Time - Stephen Hawking, Me Talk Pretty One Day - David Sedaris, The Universe in a Nutshell - Stephen Hawking, Tarnsman of Gor - John Norman, A Language Older Than Words - Derrick Jensen, Conserving the Environment - Opposing Viewpoint Series by Greenhaven Press, The Fool's Progress - Edward Abbey, Jonathan Livingston Seagull - Richard Bach, The Six Ways of Atheism (New Logical Disproofs of The Existence of God) - Geoffrey Berg, 1984 - George Orwell, The Botany of Desire - Michael Pollan, The Wise Heart (A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology) - Jack Kornfield, Awakening Spirits (A Native American Path to Inner Peace, Healing, and Spiritual Growth) - Tom Brown, Jr., The Old Farmer's Almanac 2010 - "Robert Thomas," Zen Sex - Philip Toshio Sudo, The Reluctant Buddhist - William Woollard, The Universe in A Single Atom - The Dalai Lhama, The God Delusion - Richard Dawkins, Psychedelic Shamanism - Jim DeKorne, Why Your Life Sucks and What You Can Do About It - Alan Cohen, In The Absence of the Sacred (The Failure of Technology and the Survival of the Indian Nations) - Jerry Mander, The Omnivore's Dilemma - Michael Pollen, The Call of the Wild - Jack London, The Doors of Perception - Aldous Huxley, The Monkey Wrench Gang - Edward Abbey, Fast Track Photographer - Dane Sanders, The Bhagavad Gita - Translated by Eknath Easwaran, Who Moved My Cheese? - Spencer Johnson MD, The Hobbit - JRR Tolkien, The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, Mockingjay - Suzanne Collins, Awakening Spirits - Tom Brown Jr., Eaarth - Bill McKibben, Man's Search for Meaning - Viktor Frankl, In Defense of Food - Michael Pollan, The Immense Journey - Loren Eiseley, The Science of Happiness - Stefan Klein PhD, Saving Fish From Drowning - Amy Tan, The Ultramind Solution - Mark Hyman MD
Instruments I'm Playing:
The Harmonica ... this will be it for a while. Perhaps forever.
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