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Richard Louv’s Last Child in the Woods: A Reaction

I just finished Richard Louv’s Last Child in the Woods and am simultaneously overcome with the need to act, and paralyzed by indecision on how to proceed. 850 more words


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I know I have mentioned that I am a professional ski bum but I haven’t told you how that is possible.  I am a ski instructor.  527 more words

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My recommendation for spring break reading.  Or any reading really.  This is probably the book I have recommended the most over the past several years.  It had a huge impact on my life and thinking about how we relate to our world.   8 more words


Free-Range Kids

Recently finished reading Free-Range Kids by Lenore Skenazy. Borrowed this one from the library as per being environmentally friendly. The book argues for giving children more freedom and unsupervised time in contrast to today’s more typical ‘helicopter parenting’. 278 more words

Nature and Madness Review

As time goes on I think more and more about a book on human development that was never even categorized as a book on psychology or pedagogy in any bookstore or library. 1,151 more words

Feral Kids Wanted...

“Passion is lifted from the earth itself by the muddy hands of the young; it travels along grass-stained sleeves to the heart. If we are going to save environmentalism and the environment, we must also save an endangered indicator species: the child in nature.”

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Spirituality and the natural world

While I prepare for some big posts on this blog, I finished the book “Last Child in the Woods” by Richard Louv. The final part of his book delves into spirituality and nature. 276 more words