- Nov 28, 2022
What I’ve consumed: November ’22
Movies I have a highbrow list of movies to watch almost five hundred movies long. In the last month or two I’ve consumed — with the help...
- Nov 24, 2022
There may be no fruit tastier than the American persimmon. Last year I tried one when walking around a friend’s property in North...
- Oct 12, 2022
The end of hiking and the bushcraft revolution
Humans have always walked, but humans haven’t always thru-hiked. (Thru-hiking is when you hike a long trail for months.) Our species has...
- Oct 6, 2022
New video about my vandwelling experiment
A social media content-generating company produced this video of my vandwelling experiment, which took place from 2009-2011.
- Sep 29, 2022
Fixing my shed
My shed was in such a state that I thought about tearing it down and replacing it, but I decided to just replace the roof and make the...
- Jul 29, 2022
On Rec Leagues
The other day I asked my wife, “If I could read all your thoughts, would I think of you differently?” We were having a picnic on a...
- Jul 13, 2022
This newsletter has no news because someone’s tugging my ear
[This is from my newsletter. Get these newsletters in your inbox by signing up on this website.] I’d hoped to knock out two of these a...
- Jul 11, 2022
Spring Gardening Updates
Here are monthly "update" videos from behind my house. It's my goal to turn a small space and poor soil into a pretty and productive garden.
- Apr 15, 2022
Earth Week Speaking Schedule
I am on a one-week-long speaking tour in the state of Ohio, talking about my various books. April 16, Sat, 2 PM - Mentor Public Library;...
- Apr 3, 2022
Gathering Kelp Compost
I've made a farmer friend, who's accumulated a giant heap of seaweed. (There was a storm a few years ago and the beach needed to be...
- Mar 31, 2022
From dead garden to vegetable kingdom
One year ago, we bought our first home. I always imagined myself living in the wild or in some rural area with lots of land. But I found...
- Mar 25, 2022
On Newslettering, Career-Block, and Scottish Rubble
March 2022 marks the ten-year anniversary of my Walden on Wheels book deal, the thirteen-year anniversary of the creation of my blog, the...
- Mar 24, 2022
This is my new website
This is me launching my new website. Thirteen years ago I created a blog ("The Spartan Student"), using the ever-clunky Blogger/Blogspot...