Review: The One-Straw Revolution

The One-Straw Revolution by Masanobu Fukuoka My rating: 4 of 5 stars One-Straw Revolution is not by any means a gardening book. If you are looking for advice, planting guides, charts, etc, this is not the book for you. I’ve heard the book described as “Zen and the Art of Farming” and that comes closer…

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Where I’m Living Now

In 1995 I was entering my last year of college in the small town of Arkadelphia, Arkansas, and for the first time in my life, I moved into a full-fledged home. Prior to that I had been living in the dormitory. Arkadelphia is timber country. The Ouachita ‘mountains’ are to west, the Ouachita river borders…

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The Pale King

Cleaning up the draft pile, here’s an unfinished review of Wallace’s The Pale King. I wrote this nearly three years ago. I throw it out into the blog ether just for the helluvit. It’s coming up on six months since the release of David Foster Wallace’s posthumous tome The Pale King, and I have yet…

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