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Closer to the ground mcguane thomas tomine dylan mcclure nikki Rating: 8,6/10 1504 reviews

Closer to the Ground: An outdoor family's year on the water, in the woods and at the table by Dylan Tomine at Abbey's Bookshop

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It is a warm reminder that even on the days when salmon are scarce, it is a kind of sustenance to be in the boat together under the sun and to feel the tension on the lines and the rhythm of shifting water in our bodies. A lovely homage to the oldest seductress around: Mother Nature. Having had the benefit of being born in Hawaii and spending my formative and young adult years here and in Washington state, on Whidbey Island, I am grateful for the many outdoor activities and adventures our family experienced together. “It amazes me that so little has been written concerning the meals we consume ordinarilly. I found its buoyant, irrepressible, self-deprecating tone entirely winning, and was drawn in, happily, from page one. Closer to the Ground inspires readers to examine their own daily lives and rediscover their surroundings. It is a book filled with weather, natural history and many delicious meals.

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Dylan Tomine

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With illustrations by way of Nikki McClure. It is what I would expect my father to write for a memoir, poignant and on the mark detailing the journey and that the goal is often the least remembered and that the path is the most cherished memory we have. I've purchased multiple copies and have gifted them to family members and friends who have also been inspired. You can see in Dylan's kids, the more time they spend foraging and fishing with their dad, just how different their relation is to the food they eat, and how they develop a confidence anyone of any age could envy. It is a warm reminder that even on the days when salmon are scarce, it is a kind of sustenance to be in the boat together under the sun and to feel the tension on the lines and the rhythm of shifting water in our bodies. Armed with an X-acto knife, she cuts out her images from a single sheet of paper and creates a bold language that translates the complex poetry of motherhood, nature, and activism into a simple and endearing picture.

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It is a book filled with weather, natural history and many delicious meals. He lives with his family on an island in Puget Sound. Tomine expresses peace, gratitude, and satisfaction with life and Mother Nature in an homage reminiscent of Noel Perrin's ruminations on the pleasures of the simple life. A lovely homage to the oldest seductress around: Mother Nature. That their lifestyle creates quality time for the family is evident from a conversation with his daughter and sweet moments in the woods with his son.

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Closer to the Ground : Dylan Tomine : 9781938340505

closer to the ground mcguane thomas tomine dylan mcclure nikki

The deeply personal story of a father learning to share his love of nature with his children, not through the indoor lens of words or pictures, but directly, palpably, by exploring the natural world as they forage, cook and eat from the woods and sea. I found its buoyant, irrepressible, self-deprecating tone entirely winning, and was drawn in, happily, from page one. It was the remembrance of his mom's steaming, fragrant pies, fresh out of the oven that years later would, in part, make wild food gathering a way in which his family could spend time together in the outdoors. This easy-to-follow primer comprises recipes that reveal the clinical innovations, akin to Whipped Creamsicle Topping a foam , Cherry Dream Cheese a protein gel , and Lemonade with Chameleon Eggs an acid indicator. I found its buoyant, irrepressible, self-deprecating tone entirely winning, and was drawn in, happily, from page one. Closer to the Ground is accessible, well written, and optimistic. It's a paean to eating locally without ever being preachy.

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Dylan Tomine,Nikki McClure,Thomas McGuane's Closer to the Ground PDF

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Closer to the Ground captures the beauty and surprise of the natural world - and the ways it teaches us how to live - with humor, gratitude and a nose for adventure as keen as a child's. It is a book filled with weather, natural history and many delicious meals. With illustrations by Nikki McClure. This compelling, masterfully written tale follows Dylan Tomine and his family through four seasons as they hunt chanterelles, fish for salmon, dig clams and gather at the kitchen table, mouths watering, to enjoy the fruits of their labor. It's a paean to eating locally without ever being preachy. The book is not about survival.

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closer to the ground mcguane thomas tomine dylan mcclure nikki

This is some of the most evocative, mouthwatering food writing I've ever read. Following or editing recipes is proven to be an test with acids and bases, emulsions and suspensions, gels and foams. Closer to the Ground is the deeply personal story of a father learning to share his love of nature with his children, not through the indoor lens of words or pictures, but directly, palpably, by exploring the natural world as they forage, cook and eat from the woods and sea. It was the remembrance of his mom's steaming, fragrant pies, fresh out of the oven that years later would, in part, make wild food gathering a way in which his family could spend time together in the outdoors. His book, Closer To The Ground , is now available at fine booksellers everywhere. I really enjoyed this new paperback version with the photos, although I do love the cover of the hardback.

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Dylan Tomine

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. Now completely revised and updated, with full-color photographs and family-friendly recipes throughout. When I'm feeling rundown it inspires me and reminds me that the extra work of gardening, canning, raising hens, picking wild fruits, is all worth it. This insider's consultant specializes in the historical past of Stone Brewing Co. Hiking in the Koolaus gathering strawberry guava, Lilikoi - passion fruit to make jellies and juice.

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closer to the ground mcguane thomas tomine dylan mcclure nikki

Dylan's work has appeared in The Flyfish Journal, The Drake, Golfweek, The New York Times , and numerous other publications. We can't live in the Hood Canal of Puget Sound, but we all can explore and nurture what is in our own environment and how we can protect it from overuse but also reap its' benefits. He lives with his family on an island in Puget Sound. This is an amazing book that shouldn't be passed up. Particularly poignant is his description of a snowy egret that he sees when returning home from a fishing trip.

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Closer to the Ground : Dylan Tomine : 9781938340000

closer to the ground mcguane thomas tomine dylan mcclure nikki

 Publishers Weekly Tomine weaves his memoir with lyrical passages, family dialogues and accounts of gathering shellfish and chanterelles as well as delicious descriptions of cooking them in an engaging, slightly self- deprecating tone. They grow vegetables, fish for salmon, dig for oysters, forage for mushrooms, and hunt for deer. You can see in Dylan's kids, the more time they spend foraging and fishing with their dad, just how different their relation is to the food they eat, and how they develop a confidence anyone of any age could envy. Tomine weaves his memoir with lyrical passages, family dialogues and accounts of gathering shellfish and chanterelles--as well as delicious descriptions of cooking them--in an engaging, slightly self-deprecating tone. Responsibility: Dylan Tomine ; foreword by Thomas McGuane ; illustrations by Nikki McClure. Closer to the Ground inspires readers to examine their own daily lives and rediscover their surroundings. It is a book filled with weather, natural history and many delicious meals.

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Closer to the Ground, with Dylan Tomine

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The Washington PosA conservation advocate and blueberry farmer shares his love of nature with his children by teaching them to forage, fish, and find firewood. That their lifestyle creates quality time for the family is evident from a conversation with his daughter and sweet moments in the woods with his son. Thursday, November 15, 7 p. Dylan Tomine, formerly a fly fishing guide, is now a writer, conservation advocate, blueberry farmer, and father, not necessarily in that order. He lives with his family on an island in Puget Sound.

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