Travels with Macy

One Man and His Dog Take a Journey Through North America in Search of Home

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Author: Bruce Fogle

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 009189915X

Category: Pets

Page: 304

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After a thirty-year career as a high profile vet, columnist, presenter and author Bruce Fogle - the UK's bestselling cat & dog writer - decided to leave urban Britain and take a journey with his dog Macy. Travelling in the footsteps of the great American novelist John Steinbeck, who published Travels with Charley - his standard poodle - in the '60s, Fogle set off in search of the North America of his childhood. Would he, after all this time, be able to work out whether home meant the UK or America? Would he find the welcoming, peaceful backwaters of his youth unchanged? Together with Macy, Fogle retraced Steinbeck's steps through the length of North America, meeting people, cadging meals, and indulging in some of the world's best dog-walking territory. What Bruce found in a changing America surprised and delighted him. What Macy found (thousands of miles of unspoilt wilderness) made her very happy. And hungry. An entertaining and evocative journey in the company of a very, very happy dog.

Macy's Treasure

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Author: Ramona Levacy

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0557945917

Category: Christian teenagers

Page: 236

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"When bookworm Macy Bryant starts her senior year, she expects her biggest challenges to be taking her mother's English class and completing her SAT. Then, the new guy everyone is talking about asks Macy out for her first date ever. And why does Clark Ransom, Macy's next door neighbor and captain of the football team, seem so concerned about it? Hasn't he dated head cheerleader Melanie since freshman year, and hasn't he forgotten that Macy exists? Macy also doesn't expect to have a year so full of secrets, like the unpublished manuscript written by her deceased father found forgotten in the attic that she's afraid to ask her mother about or the disastrous date that makes Macy question whether she's just too straight-laced to be "normal." But the biggest secret of all is the one that binds Macy to Clark--and threatens to keep them apart for good. Only Macy's faith in God helps to keep her on a straight path when the challenges of high school threaten to keep her from making good choices."--Page [4] of cover.

Ravenous

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Author: Dayna Macy

Publisher: Hay House, Inc

ISBN: 9781401930851

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 240

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What should I eat? How much should I eat? What does it mean to be nourished? How can I, a food lover and lifelong overeater, learn to be satisfied? These are the questions Dayna Macy asks in her debut memoir, Ravenous. Like many of us, Macy has had a complicated relationship with food. In order to transform this relationship, Macy embarks on a year-long journey to uncover the origins of her food obsessions. From her childhood home in upstate New York, and back up the California coast, Macy travels across the country, meeting with farmers, food artisans, butchers, a Zen chef, a forager, a chocolatier, and others—to understand where her meals come from, why she craves certain foods, and what food means to her. She looks at how nostalgia is deeply embedded in food, and how the powerful forces of family and tradition shape our food choices. Rather than head straight for the diet manuals, she chooses to change her relationship with food from the inside out. She delves deeper into the spiritual underpinnings of eating, examines what it means to be satisfied, and ultimately forges her own path to balance and freedom.

Travel Time Compensation

Hearings, Eighty-ninth Congress, Second Session. January 25, 26, 1966

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Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Government travel

Page: 60

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Pass it On

Five Stories That Can Change the World

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Author: Joanna Macy,Norbert Gahbler

Publisher: Parallax Press

ISBN: 1935209752

Category: Nature

Page: 140

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Eco-philosopher and best-selling author Joanna Macy, Ph.D., shares five stories from her more than thirty years of studying and practicing Buddhism and deep ecology. Gathered on her travels to India, Russia, Australia, and Tibet, these stories give testament to Joanna Macy’s belief that either humankind awakens to a new and deeper understanding of our interconnectedness with our planet and all its myriad forms of life or risks loosing it. To bring about such a transformation of consciousness each and every one of us counts. Five Stories that Can Change the World tells of encounters with individuals who share very personal stories of sudden awakening, unexpected awareness, and the co-mingling of joy and pain. Each story is imbued with the specific cultural flavor of the places where the stories originate, but all share that each individual counts in the global need for change and awakening. Pas It On provides an introduction to Joanna Macy’s work of "deep ecology" and "the great turning" and the deep interconnected nature of all beings.Introduction by Norbert Gahbler.

Greening of the Self

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Author: Joanna Macy

Publisher: Parallax Press

ISBN: 1937006425

Category: Philosophy

Page: 15

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The premise of Greening of the Self is that we are not individuals separate from the world. Instead we are always "co-arising" or co-creating the world, and we cannot escape the consequence of what we do to the environment. Joanna Macy's innovative writing beautifully demonstres that by broadening our view of what constitutes "self" we can cut through our dualistic views and bring about the emergence of the "ecological self." Part of the Parallax Press Moments series.

World as Lover, World as Self

A Guide to Living Fully in Turbulent times

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Author: Joanna Macy

Publisher: Parallax Press

ISBN: 188837571X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 260

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A new beginning for the environment must start with a new spiritual outlook. In this book, author Joanna Macy offers concrete suggestions for just that, showing how each of us can change the attitudes that continue to threaten our environment. Using the Buddha's teachings on Paticca Samuppada, which stresses the interconnectedness of all things in the world and suggests that any one action affects all things, Macy describes how decades of ignoring this principle has resulted in a self-centeredness that has devastated the environment. Humans, Macy implores, must acknowledge and understand their connectedness to their world and begin to move toward a more focused effort to save it.

Travels of William Bartram

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Author: William Bartram

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486138666

Category: Nature

Page: 448

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First inexpensive, illustrated edition of early classic on American geography, plants, Indians, wildlife, early settlers. Influenced Coleridge, Wordsworth, and Chateaubriand. "A book of extraordinary beauty." — The New York Times. 13 illustrations.