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1,001 Ways to Live Wild: A Little Book of Everyday Advenures

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Bestselling author Dr. Barbara Ann Kipfer pours her creativity into an irresistible book of bite-size lists of motivation for leading an adventurous, happy, and fulfilling life. Filled with light-hearted quick hits of inspiration to stir anyone looking for a jolt of "get out there and live" in their lives. Short entries—musings, things to do, and inspirational quotes—are p ...more
Hardcover, 384 pages
Published March 29th 2016 by National Geographic
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Kristin
Dec 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I have this book on my coffee table. Provides a great reminder of little things to do when you are itching for an adventure and can't take one.
Romantic Optimist
Apr 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book opened my eyes to all the little adventures that life has to offer. I loved reading it because the deeper I dived, the more lovely life became for me. Jump into puddles, relax, take time to truly admire the wilderness, and learn the names of plants and animals. It just makes the world sparkle differently. I recommend it to everyone.
Julia
Feb 13, 2017 rated it liked it
Just from the title of the book this is going to be one of your more controversial type of books since what is living wild? How do you live wild? And most of all what is their term of wild and how do they perceive people as being able to live wild?

Although there is an introduction that explores the concept and the author's definition of wild l get for the most part that living wild was just considered as being used since National Geographic is the one that is behind the book. Since of their we
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Lea
Aug 04, 2018 rated it really liked it
While I may not wish to do everything this book suggests, I found this book refreshing, inspiring, and fun. Makes you find new perspectives around you. The design of the book and art was also on point. Very well done, and I might have to check out some of the other books by this author.
Melissa
Jan 24, 2017 rated it it was ok
Shelves: life-and-living
On page 351 the author has for number 923-Living wild does not mean going on the most exotic, serious, or expensive adventures. It can mean seeking out and appreciating all the little things.
That is just one of many little contradictions found throughout this book. Number 867 says it is about experience not places and experience cost nothing. Yet there are so many about travel or activities that not all of us could afford. Take number 714 that says to book a last-minute flight to another country
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Sandra
May 12, 2016 rated it it was ok
Shelves: non-fiction
In fairness, simply not at all my type of book. Plenty of it seems very simple or silly to me.

BUT overlooking that, trying to rate it fairly, what got to me is the whole 'everyday adventures' aspect. Whose everyday? It felt like a rarified everyday.

Offhand it looks like a fun graduation book. At least one quarter of the ideas assume that you have regular significant disposable income and a great deal of vacation time or don't have to work. So this is more for a well to do retiree or someone on
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Marlene
Feb 03, 2017 rated it really liked it
The perfect little Friday afternoon pick-me-up!
Carleen
Nov 13, 2016 rated it did not like it
"The next time you get some really bad news, pop open a bottle of champagne. This isn't about getti drunk. It's about celebrating that ending mean moving forward." -Barbara Ann Kipfer
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Dr. Barbara Ann Kipfer (born in 1954) is a lexicographer,as well as an archaeologist. She has written more than 60 books, including 14,000 Things to be Happy About (Workman), which has more than a million copies in print and has given rise to many Page-a-Day calendars. The 25th anniversary edition of the book was published in October 2014. She is the editor of Roget's International Thesaurus.

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