October Book Review: The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption by Dahr Jamail


  As an admirer and preserver of nature, I found Dahr Jamail’s The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption pertinent, engaging and beautifully written. Attacking a very difficult subject to ponder (much less write about), Jamail weaved his personal experiences from climbing Denali Mountain in Alaska with climate … Continue reading October Book Review: The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning in the Path of Climate Disruption by Dahr Jamail

May Book Review: The Big Tiny: A Build-it-Myself Memoir by Dee Williams


In the last decade, the Tiny House Movement has grown tremendously. More and more people are downsizing and embracing the simple yet rich life of minimalist living. Building their very own tiny house on their own land or in tiny house communities, people of all ages are finding unexpected gifts and freedom from living in … Continue reading May Book Review: The Big Tiny: A Build-it-Myself Memoir by Dee Williams

November Book Review: Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs and Wear Cows by Melanie Joy


“Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it and eventually they will believe it.” – Adolph Hitler In award-winning, Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs and Wear Cows, Melanie Joy explains why we, as compassionate and loving human beings, make the decision daily to eat and use some animals (cows, pigs, chickens, for … Continue reading November Book Review: Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs and Wear Cows by Melanie Joy

June Book Review: Will We Survive Climate Change? One Last Chance by Len Frenkel


It is summer in the northern hemisphere, it is warmer than usual in many places worldwide (including where I live), thus I found it appropriate to summarize the book, Will We Survive Climate Change? One Last Chance by Len Frenkel. There is a lot of misinformation floating around these days on the internet about climate … Continue reading June Book Review: Will We Survive Climate Change? One Last Chance by Len Frenkel

April Book Review: A Coming of Wizards: A Manual of Human Potential by Michael E. Reynolds


There is a magical, enchanting and beautiful plot of land on this planet that has inspired many to change their lives and follow their dreams. This spot is about 20 miles west of Taos, New Mexico, and is the inspiration for one man, Michael E. Reynolds, who is on course to change the world. An ahead-of-his-time … Continue reading April Book Review: A Coming of Wizards: A Manual of Human Potential by Michael E. Reynolds

December Book Review: The Creation: An Appeal To Save Life on Earth by E.O. Wilson


Influenced by his southern Baptist upbringing and the beauty and mystery of nature throughout his lifetime to pursue a career in biology and the sciences, E.O. Wilson writes to the pastors of the world in a plea to put aside science and religion’s opposing worldviews for the saving of planet Earth in this concise and … Continue reading December Book Review: The Creation: An Appeal To Save Life on Earth by E.O. Wilson