The Fawn Brook Inn Cookbook

Author: Hermann Groicher
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781555664138
Format: PDF, Docs
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Since 1979 the Fawn Brook Inn and the Groicher family have been known not only for Hermann's fine food but also for their hospitality. The restaurant still thrives today with a clientele that comes from all over the world to experience the magical dining at the Fawn Brook Inn.

Spirit of Trees

Author: Gianna Settin
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 1457554259
Format: PDF, Kindle
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SPIRIT OF TREES is a poetic and passionate tribute to the trees—their resilience and perseverance—as models for human survival and as harbingers of the future of the planet. www.GiannaSettin.com “Beautifully written, Spirit of Trees is a sensitive and compelling account of the lives of trees, that inspires readers to use their intuition to truly know these icons of the plant kingdom.” Ronald Breazeale, PhD, author, Reaching Home. “Read this book and discover Gianna Settin’s depth of knowledge and compassion for the Wise Ones, the trees, written from her extensive experience as a healer and teacher.” William L. Pelkey, PhD. “Spirit of Trees gives us an amazing perspective on trees that is thought provoking and remarkable. Settin’s personal experience invites us to explore a more meaningful relationship with nature, and all of life. A powerful tribute to trees.” Elise Stuart, Poet Laureate, author, Another Door Calls.

Wheeling Motel

Author: Franz Wright
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 0307701328
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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In his tenth collection of poetry, Franz Wright gives us an exquisite book of reconciliation with the past and acceptance of what may come in the future. From his earliest years, he writes in “Will,” he had “the gift of impermanence / so I would be ready, / accompanied / by a rage to prove them wrong / . . . and that I too was worthy of love.” This rage comes coupled with the poet’s own brand of love, what he calls “one / strange alone / heart’s wish / to help all / hearts.” Poetry is indeed Wright’s help, and he delivers it to us with a wry sense of the daily in America: in his wonderfully local relationship to God (whom he encounters along with a catfish in the emerald shallows of Walden Pond); in the little West Virginia motel of the title poem, on the banks of the great Ohio River, where “Tammy Wynette’s on the marquee” and he is visited by the figure of Walt Whitman, “examining the tear on a dead face.” Here, in Wheeling Motel, Wright’s poetry continues to surprise us with its frank appraisal of our soul, and with his own combustible loneliness and unstoppable joy.

Detroit Then and Now

Author: Cheri Y. Gay
Publisher: Pavilion
ISBN: 9781910904060
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book is a fascinating document of history and change in one of the United States' most important cities. Sites include Woodward Avenue, Detroit Waterfront ,Campus Martius, Jefferson Avenue, Cadillac Square, Capitol Park, J.L. Hudson Company, City Hall, Wayne County Building, Grand Circus Park, Michigan Theater, Capitol Theater, Fox Theatre, YMCA Building, Detroit Athletic Club, Eastern Mark, Elmwood Cemetery, Belle Isle Casino, Scott Fountain, Palmer Park, Hurlbut Memorial Gate, Cass Tech, Tiger Stadium, Wagner Baking Co., Michigan Central Railroad, Ambassador Bridge, Orchestra Hall, Piety Hill, Detroit Public Library, the General Motors Building, and much more.

Wild Light

Author: Erik Stensland
Publisher: Morning Light Press
ISBN: 9780985860455
Format: PDF
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Introducing a new hardcover coffee table book on Rocky Mountain National Park by photographer Erik Stensland. This book comes out of a decade of exploring and photographing this unique wilderness. The result is a work of stunning beauty that will capture your heart and make you feel at one with the mountains.Wild Light celebrates the magnificence of Rocky Mountain National Park through an unparalleled collection of photographs. Erik's images are characterized by the vibrant hues and textures found during early morning and evening light. They are filled with lofty, untamed mountains, color-drenched wildflower meadows, crashing streams and glassy alpine lakes. These spectacular images reflect Erik's abiding passion for the park and deep understanding of the ebb and flow of the seasons and of the flora and fauna of this rugged yet beautiful landscape.Wild Light's breathtaking photography is accompanied by Erik's often thought-provoking and lyrical observations. In the great tradition of naturalist John Muir, Erik highlights the paradox of wilderness and its ability to invite us deeper into what makes us human. A perfect stand of fall aspen or the unblinking eyes of a mule deer call forth both awe and reflection.With a comprehensive overview of regions, seasons, ecosystems and wildlife, Wild Light offers a greater understanding of this national treasure. Rich historical details of the park and its continued evolution are especially intriguing as Rocky Mountain National Park approaches its 100th year anniversary celebration.One of the myriad emotions that Wild Light evokes is a deep thankfulness that the stunning landscapes and wild ecosystems of this century-old park were preserved for many generations to enjoy. Its images will imprint themselves on the mind of all readers and reawaken a love for this wonder in the wild.This is a fine art hard cover coffee table book featuring over 180 of Erik Stensland's best photos of Rocky Mountain National Park. It is a 11"x12" book with 224 pages printed in the highest quality.

The Very First Thing I Remember

Author: Larry Carbone
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1546235809
Format: PDF
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The author is a lifelong resident of Connecticut. The Very First Thing I Remember is a story about a boy growing up in one of the largest cities in the statean old mill town that had seen better years. The story is told through the eyes of a five-year-old child growing into adolescence. The voyage that the main character takes in this story is not that special or even particularly interesting in the eyes of the author. This book is simply him telling a little story about his own personal journey into learning.

Yellowstone Grand Teton National Parks

Author: Bradley Mayhew
Publisher: Lonely Planet
ISBN: 1741045606
Format: PDF, Kindle
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SUPERANNO Newly formatted, Lonely Planet's national park guides feature sustainable content and green travel ideas, as well as Hiking & Camping charts to help travelers choose between routes and campsites. This edition contains more than forty hiking routes and key cycling and driving routes, as well as color itineraries to help tailor the right tour.

Whispers in the Wilderness

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780996962667
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Many of us spend a great deal of our time dreaming about our next trip to the mountains, whether for a weekend getaway or our yearly vacation. We hear within that deep inexplicable pull toward the wilderness and would agree with John Muir, who said: "The mountains are calling and I must go." We sense that in the wild we are touching the edge of something that is both wonderful and mysterious.In this book Erik Stensland, a professional landscape photographer based in Estes Park, Colorado, explores this longing we have for the wilderness and suggests that it is the trailhead for a journey to wholeness. Through short daily reflections on the natural world paired with his gorgeous photos from Rocky Mountain National Park, he encourages us to go deeper within ourselves and discover the healing that nature is offering.