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Road Ends Ahead: Reflections on Aging and the Outdoor Lifestyle By Matt Artz
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I’m getting older. I’m slowing down. I can’t do everything that I used to. And as the steamroller of old age continues its relentless advance, there’s not much I can do about... More > it. Except complain. And write. Many of the outdoor stories I’ve been writing over the last three or so years share a common theme: reflections on aging, and how it’s changing my perspective on life and my relationship with the outdoors. And thus this little compilation was born. The road may end ahead, but there is still quite a distance left to travel...< Less
Road Ends Ahead: Reflections on Aging and the Outdoor Lifestyle By Matt Artz
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I’m getting older. I’m slowing down. I can’t do everything that I used to. And as the steamroller of old age continues its relentless advance, there’s not much I can do about... More > it. Except complain. And write. Many of the outdoor stories I’ve been writing over the last three or so years share a common theme: reflections on aging, and how it’s changing my perspective on life and my relationship with the outdoors. And thus this little compilation was born. The road may end ahead, but there is still quite a distance left to travel...< Less
A Life Outside: Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking, and Other Outdoor Stories By Matt Artz
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A funny, irreverent look at outdoor activities from rock climbing and mountaineering to kayaking and mountain biking, A Life Outside brings together a selection of non-fiction and fiction writings by... More > Matt Artz. Former editor of mOthEr rOck and FunPig magazines, and contributor to TopRope, Dirt Rag, Vertical Jones, What's the Beta?, Rock & Ice, and other publications, Artz has never met an outdoor activity he didn't at least marginally enjoy (with the possible exception of golf).< Less
A Life Outside: Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking, and Other Outdoor Stories By Matt Artz
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A funny, irreverent look at outdoor activities from rock climbing and mountaineering to kayaking and mountain biking, A Life Outside brings together a selection of non-fiction and fiction writings by... More > Matt Artz. Former editor of mOthEr rOck and FunPig magazines, and contributor to TopRope, Dirt Rag, Vertical Jones, What's the Beta?, Rock & Ice, and other publications, Artz has never met an outdoor activity he didn't at least marginally enjoy (with the possible exception of golf).< Less
A Northern Christmas: the vbouldering writings. By VICTOR COPELAND
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A compilation of the satirical columns written for Vbouldering magazine between 2001 and 2004, in addition to never-before-published expedition summaries, columns, and a short adventure story from... More > the period. The writing focuses on various themes in the bouldering culture: relations to everyday life and relationships, self-fashioning, fame, concentration, primitivity, travel, group dynamics, the relation of Nature to Culture, commodification of the athlete, and numerous other topics in a playful, satirical, and absurdist fashion.< Less
Thor & More: The Best-Loved Columns by the Legendary Outdoor Writer of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel By Jay Reed
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Over 100 of the best-loved columns by Jay Reed, legendary outdoor writer of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Hunting, fishing and outdoor humor stories are here, along with Reed's reflections as a war... More > correspondent in Vietnam, which twice made him a finalist in voting for the Pulitzer Prize. Reed's tenure at Wisconsin's largest newspaper spanned four decades. During that time, he set aside the columns he felt were his very best, in the hope they'd be made into a book someday. Cancer took his life in 2002, but Reed's wife, Christine, has seen to the publication of this book, celebrating the life of this beloved storyteller and Thor, his yellow Labrador retriever. 312 pages, 70 photos, foil-stamped spine, color dust jacket.< Less
Thor & More: The Best-Loved Columns by the Legendary Outdoor Writer of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel By Jay Reed
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Over 100 of the best-loved columns by Jay Reed, legendary outdoor writer of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Included are his reflections as a war correspondent in Vietnam, which twice made him a... More > finalist in the voting for the Pulitzer Prize. Reed's tenure at Wisconsin's largest newspaper spanned four decades. During that time, he set aside the columns he felt were his very best, in the hope they'd be made into a book someday. Cancer took his life in 2002, but Reed's wife, Christine, has seen to the publication of this book, celebrating the life of this beloved storyteller and Thor, his yellow Labrador retriever. Proceeds from sale of this book benefit the Jay Reed Conservation Scholarship Fund at the University of Wisconsin--Stevens Point, established by Christine Reed in 2003.< Less
LIFE'S EMBARRASSING ENOUGH, STOP WRITING THIS STUFF DOWN By Michael J. Hall
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A follow up book to LIFE'S PUNCH LINE IS A LOCATION STORY, YOU HAVE TO BE THERE TO APPRECIATE IT. A Quasi-Fictional, lively memoir, of ordinary pedestrians, stumbling through life, for your... More > amusement. Engagingly unique insight into some of life's humorous situations, as the unsuspecting participants get caught up in their own self-provoked circumstances, or are serendipitously drawn into unforeseen, predictably tenuous situational calamities of their fellow co-defendants, to the delight of any and all innocent bystanders.< Less
Welcome to Camp Fundo - You Write the Story - Book 5 By Chris Morningforest, Rebecca oRaymnd
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Come join the Happys as they play baseball and then go off to camp to swim and boat and hike and cook. Welcome to Camp Fundo is one in our series of “You Write the Story” books. Young... More > authors will enjoy creating a story themselves as they enjoy each colorful page of adventures with these Happy characters. Pick one page and write a whole story around it, or go through the whole book and write the big story. With pencil and paper in hand, young authors will be inspired to show their skills. The book can be used over and over by several children. There is an extra page at the end, which has a few more pictures to write stories about. If you enjoy this one, look for our other books in this series as well as alphabet books, phonics books, and a variety of story books. Find them on many internet book selling sites by searching: Chris Morningforest. Keep coming back - we have many more that haven’t been illustrated yet and we continue to write new ones about the adventures of the Happys.< Less
The Sourland Mountains By Natasha Rao
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'The Sourland Mountains' is a nonfiction narrative by Natasha Rao. Combining photography with eloquent prose, Rao thoughtfully observes the magnificence of the Sourland Mountains--a mountain range... More > located in central New Jersey. Her short vignettes capture the beauty of a creek, a Tulip Tree, boulders, and other things she encounters. Her writings are filled with a sense of wonder that instills in the reader a desire to escape into nature and to look at the world with a fresh sense of awe. By the end of this short collection, readers are left with the sensation that, as Rao writes, "Sometimes, all it takes is a walk through a mountain to fall in love with the world."< Less