The Reading List
"In 1969 Howard Taylor, brother of Elizabeth, bailed out a rag-tag band of thirteen young Mainlanders jailed on Kauai for vagrancy and invited them to camp on his oceanfront land. Soon waves of hippies, surfers and troubled Vietnam vets found their way to Taylor Camp and built a clothing-optional, pot-friendly tree house village at the end of the road on the island's North Shore."
The Oldest Living Things in the World is an epic journey through time and space. Over the past decade, artist Rachel Sussman has researched, worked with biologists, and traveled the world to photograph continuously living organisms that are 2,000 years old and older. | The Oldest Living Things in the World, With Essays by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Carl Zimmer | © 2014 Univ of Chicago Press | http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/O/bo16364599.html
The Oldest Living Things in the World, Sussman, Zimmer, Obrist
KITTENS & KALE: A celebration of youthful felines and tasty fronds featuring seven recently-rescued kittens frolicking with kale (and the stories behind their adoptions) and five artfully-captured fronds of kale backed by recipes from Los Angeles’s own Alma, Forage, Cookbook, Moon Juice, and Heirloom LA.
Generosity makes our world a better place. It improves the life of the receiver. And it improves the life of the giver. Yet, despite the benefits, generosity is still too rare in our world today. Check out these 9 ways generous people see the world differently.
Nature through a microscope - need to find this!
A most enjoyable read for those who like anti-heroes with rapier wit.
The people who tamed the land...or who lost to it.