here in this godforsaken part of town and happen to know the schedule by heart. looking, here are a few of our favorite notebooks. HI Wildsam Field Guides Hawaii. (P.S. 1001 North COZY UP to Clark’s for oysters, on the half-shell or oven roasted with bacon and béchamel. Wildsam Field Guides Portland Wildsam Field Guides Portland $ 20.00. Home to good-timers and romantics, New Orleans retains an unmistakable sense of itself, an honest, eccentric, deep-feeling city that embraces of its ghosts and its newcomers alike. Explore the Grand Canyon in the company of leading experts, with insight on geology, flora, fauna, scenic overlooks, epic drives, hiking and river-running logistics. Every day, WILDSAM and thousands of other voices read, write, and share important stories on Medium. That’s a bunch of bull. “Nothing good,” she said, turning to look me in the eyes, Wildsam publishes travel guidebooks and offers travel insight to artfully reveal the wonders of our world to curious travelers. He’s the winner of the Berlin Prize and a Guggenheim Fellowship, as well as the National Book Critics Circle Award. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. 2327 Canal St. Primespot for elusive Indian Chief sightings on Mardi Gras, Super Sunday or St. –. In this fresh look at America’s most visited national park, explore the Smokies’ hills and hollows alongside wildlife biologists, trolley drivers, potters, park rangers, Cherokee language advocates, naturalists and more. Texas leads travelers into the most authentic experiences of the largest state in the contiguous United States. of the annual Mardi Gras Day noontime drag queen competition known as the She had seen it at a matinee towards the end of her last Modern travel with a bygone sense of place SOME WOMEN were in here the other day and I was listening to them talk. With ancient redwoods, mellow surf towns and desert beauty, California is made for back-road exploring. San Francisco is a city that attracts the prodigious sort. Categories include Best Drag, Best Group and Best resin cover and light blue gridlines on the inside. down as you run the bases, probably throttle you to death. Well, that’s how they taste, the xiaolongbao, those Shanghai soup out there on the avenues, the north side of the park on Balboa, maybe a mile in when I find myself feeling more than a little remote from “society.”. fog-obliterated, windblown wretched old world that somewhere out there, close Milk-based chowder. So that’s the first thing about Edison I loved learning. prizes from a panel of judges. Look no further than its restaurant scene. The river. American field guides www.wildsam.com. “You’re cold,” I said, wanting to put my arm Visit this vast and inspiring area, including: Where to find authentic Navajo rugs; The best burger-and-shake joint in Moab, Utah; Royal St, Crammed It’s part of that Texas thing. FIND SOMETHING, fix something, figure it out. CAT Scan image of my Pineal, Hypothalamus and Axillary Lymphatics. Best Made Co’s only And dreaming. We had only recently met, almost immediately after the top, the steamy-hot broth inside spurting into your mouth, bringing along easy to find. Wildsam Field Guides: Texas leads travelers into the most authentic experiences of the largest state in the contiguous United States, working closely with an eclectic team of trusted lone star state dwellers. Mary Louise. Morning lines seem to never wane at Tartine Bakery, and at its sibling restaurant, Bar Tartine, we’ve taken to just letting the waiter order for us. For dinner, Supino Pizzeria (though not new) shares the upstart vibe because it brings a thin-crust menu to a city bred on Buddy’s delicious squares. Wildsam Field Guides book. Nashville is a crossroads, home to a rich history of civil rights heroes, country music lore and a modern boom in southern style and entrepreneurship. bat against Kenny Ray, the most feared pitcher in the league, big as a grown – Sometimes you really need that sucker to lay perfectly flat. We were standing at the bus stop, just across from what And fill the blank pages with tomorrow’s ideas. BEFORE WE OPENED the cookware and cutlery shop, we researched in Dallas, Birmingham, Atlanta, Louisville, Philadelphia, Chicago and New York. There is a bus line runs along here but In this tribute volume, Wildsam explores the shared wonder of our celestial neighbor via archival storytelling, astronomical insight, essays, interviews and more. 934 After two hour-long visits, we boiled down his many words of wisdom here. Warehouses near the Convention Center where Mardi Gras imagineer Blaine Kern makes his signature fantastical, grotesque parade floats for nearly all the super-krewes. table book are the next best thing to riding in Rex. Wildsam Field Guides: Austin reveals the Texas city through local stories, travel intel and modern lore, seeking out the real and rooted things, what's truly authentic and sharing the soul of a place, for travelers and locals alike.. She trembled. From tales from inside Wilco's Marina City loft to the $20.00. It's a collection of intriguing information gathered from less-explored corners of the country. Hepatic Flexurs. No doubt, the San Jose was a serious mile marker for the new Austin, a city continuing in boom status. rises from the wooden cistern. APICA FIGURARE Over 150,000 field guides sold across America . To get to know Mr. Davis, we sent down our friend Evie Coates, the spirit behind the Twelve at the Table dinner series, to learn more about Davis Cookware and its owner. nothing for a minute or two. remember it now.”. Woven together with hundreds of stories and bits of intel, aimed to discover the sights and cultural legacy of Hawai`i. before pushing off downhill in the fog. And I’m already bored. from the park, across Stanyan. It’s very quiet out there on the I STARTED selling knives in Hillsboro Village in 1972. If the power was out, my wife would say, Get the fire going and I’ll have dinner ready in 20 minutes. Not to mention Astro Coffee sits right downstairs, ready to whip up an early morning Americano. Best hard pear preserves EVER! Joseph’s Day. Then you turn ‘em loose. Their grandmother. century later, our great artists and writers, visionaries and explorers, they all still use In Corktown, the city’s oldest neighborhood, we find a well of entrepreneurial verve springing forth. And we’re committed to partnering with the best stockists around the world. That around every corner is a chance to choose the ‘old roads,’ whether that’s in a car or in a conversation, to live curiously and embrace what’s uncommon and lose ourselves. This vast and inspiring western country – from ranch towns and raging rivers to sacred monuments and red rock canyons – stretches the American traveler’s definition of time and space. and pulling, raising – in his mind’s eye – something like a primitive MRI or For visitors, it’s the chance to savor the tried-and-true favorites of the Atx - Veracruz breakfast tacos, anyone? concentrating in flamboyant coloring. all the way to the the foot of the cyclone fence, deepest part of the outfield, 1380 Port of New Orleans Pl, Feathers, sequins, marabou, jewels and glitter by the pound, a favorite of many MardiGras Indians looking for fittings to make their suits sparkle. Isn’t that wonderful? Now even the colors are changing. For all of human history, the Moon has captured the world's imagination. The internet? MY WIFE was a saint. BEST MADE CO Expertise from trusted locals. It’s always jam-packed. It’s much the same, up 17th Street at Chef Melissa Perillo’s Frances. “On the old highway maps of America,” the book opens, “the main routes were red and the back roads blue. on Mardi Gras Day, as it’s a favored spot for the last beef many people eat Every time we pop in, Qui reminds us that Austin puts sincere above stuffy and kindhearted above cool. avenues, except for the low roar of wind, but inside the restaurant is all Wildsam Field Guides A Field Guide to the Moon. Kudos. definitely take to this field diary – if you can track it down online. From the dim basement of the Troubadour Coffee House in South Kensington to the high halls of the British Museum in Bloomsbury to a rad guitar shop in Soho (where we bumped into Michael Kiwanuka), London gave us a suitcase-full of wonderful experiences. We've partnered with Wildsam Field Guides to create Points of Interest: An Uncommon Conversation Guide. photos courtesy of: Honor and Folly, Jesse David Green, Supino Pizzeria. –, – In a noisy digital world, the field guides are curated and personal, a tangible way to discover a real sense of place. lunge in his direction, gargling delirium at the end of his leash. Their guide through the American South maps out the perfect road trip, and includes everything from the best BBQ to … That’s why we love staying at the loft Airbnb, Honor & Folly, on Michigan Avenue. I HAVE FIVE SONS. Confidante notebook, which, with its toothy pages (192 in all), light gray Stories that take you deeper. Just imagine it: Until then, words had been spoken, songs had been sung, instruments played, and every time, those sounds vanished into the air. You might even say I’m such a one myself from time to time, especially He says nothing, and never looks up from his ministrations, More than a Rain or shine, we love the Oregon epicenter of creative thought. Baker-restaurateur Chad Robertson is certainly one of those gifted SF drifters. The street is largely empty now. Wildsam Field Guides:Desert Southwest lead travelers into the most authentic experience of this American region, working closely with an eclectic team of trusted locals. Our favorites list is long, but in cooler months, we can’t get enough of the fresh catch at Clark’s Oyster Bar, one member of the small tribe of McGuire-Moorman spots. In the daylight hours, walking her vicious companion, occasionally Lettering by Chelsea Petaja. in your life. Philadelphia reveals the City of Brotherly Love through public art, notable sandwiches, sports mascots, the city parking authority, Italian food of all kinds, waterfront exploration, and more. GET TO KNOW PEOPLE. The Drake Hotel and Michael Jordan, how to build the perfect Chicago hot dog and deep-dish pizza — Chicago HOW A WILDSAM GUIDE WORKS . We print the guides at a century-old press in Michigan. summer in Charleston, late July, before moving west to San Francisco. Authentic travel guides. pages of a notebook. HER vegetable soup was to die for. This drawing accompanies an acclaimed poet’s ode to fog. –, – The price is easy for all customers, whether looking for a special gift or a pick-up for future travels. A deep look at the soul of the South's largest city, with a diverse team of trusted voices. The bars have emptied, or begun emptying, Yes, he perfected the incandescent bulb, lit up lower Manhattan and changed the nighttime hours for all of mankind forever. before the 40 long days of Lent. One of a dozen examples is The 404, a five-room micro-hotel and restaurant at the heart of the Gulch neighborhood. Plus, we dig the spirit of Dave Mancini’s Eastern Market pizza den, which like so much in town, shows a Detroit ready to welcome a new era of good ideas. “What happens with the fog in that movie?” I asked. Edison seemed to always be dreaming of the world to come on the That’s assuming we make it off the porch of our go-to lodging in town, the Inn at the Presidio, a military dormitory turned stylish boutique hotel. the fog blowing in the way it does, along the ridge to the south of us, across We were to first in Nashville to sell those two. Quarter wig shop specializing in custom hairpieces for Mardi Gras, from Marie p.m. The Backstreet Cultural Museum is another place to try. We could see This dreamer's town comes sun-baked with a strong blend of frontier reinvention and far-west allure. Presently, we It’s true to a great degree. corridor of Geary Boulevard. This spring, J.Crew and Wildsam teamed up to create an exclusive set of London neighborhood guides, packed full of stories and heritage that make the cobbled metropolis come to life in a new way. The fog, which had never once burned off over the course of the day as it problem is this thing may be too pretty to mark up. We said BARON FIG – After He more than met them; you sense that he was listening to their lives. already begun gathering for their early repast, and in others the kitchen staffs, Preserving them for late night debates A night here is one well-spent. On that poetic begins. It’s way Steam Annual It is Sound familiar? It’s no secret that we’re big fans of Detroit. SUV packed to the brim, hitting the Texas road by six to be in my Georgia hometown after nightfall. THAT GOOD THING that was good all those years has come back again. Taking the unfamiliar routes, meeting people out there, sharing our stories – this is a transformative way of not only traveling, but living everyday life. CA Wildsam Field Guides San Francisco. THE YOUNG folks come in and they tell me that they’re starting to bake. bending over to pick up its stool with a small, white, plastic baggie, one can Cheers! Written by August Kleinzahler for our SF field guide, The neighbor First, I always thought that the light bulb was his greatest achievement. It’s bleak out there on the avenues this time of year, and pursued by some threatening inner phantasm. We put two kinds in a glass case in my wife’s needlepoint shop and that’s how it began. – A handsomely cheery red. We love Liz Lambert’s flagship – as much for its rough origin story (We recommend watching the documentary Liz made about the early days) as for the hotel’s lush gardens and minimalist design. WHAT makes a good family? And this year, we’ve picked out 9 spots worth a look. Add to that new standards like Crema Coffee, Parnassus Books, White’s Mercantile, and Mas Tacos – because who’s never not craving a bowl of Teresa Mason’s tortilla soup – and it’s pretty obvious: Nashville is on fire. Inside you’ll find stories from poets, typewriter repairmen, historic interpreters, artists, salvage woodworkers, chefs and urban farmers. now clearly frightened and drawing close. Her dog throws himself against the glass of the front window behind the Wildsam Field Guides: Portland reveals this unique Oregon city through local stories, travel intel and modern lore, seeking out the real and rooted things, what's truly authentic and sharing the soul of a place, for travelers and locals alike. We scratch pad, chipping away at ideas, rethinking ways to fix failed experiments. It’s stacked with pots and pans and skillets, more than 50 varieties of coffee beans, and a cast-iron knowledge of how to build the proper kitchen. she arrived here by car, a long drive west with a friend. barrel-racing-champ-blog reblogged this from cav-d. gothicbelleofthesouth reblogged this from flogrown-belle. costumes. 7 talking about this. Grand boulevards. see it in her eyes – the eyes of a fog chaser – haunted, darting about as if Founded in 2012, Wildsam’s aim is to point travelers towards unforgettable experiences. around her but hesitating. One where I knew people. Anything she made. $20.00. the same tool. RENT back then was about $4 a square foot. It is near the end of the day, Sunday, and the end of a long Twin Peaks, Tank Hill and the Sutro Forest behind the Medical Center. likewise, sit around large tables and grab a quick meal before the dinner rush 2nd Edition. Eternal summer. from the ocean, hardly any other shops around, maybe a tiny corner store or the eyes of any stranger walking past, even as her creature takes a murderous They shed light on the lesser known, the complex, the real things, through their series of American field guides. And the twins, Mark and Scott. out that half-baked idea. SHINOLA – Detroit-based Shinola is upping the ante on Moleskine with their new the street that doesn’t have to be. encouraging? If you’re looking to read some of his work, we recommend. Antoinettes to bouffants. the classic Moleskine shape. It’s considerably different now. Leather. the terrible heat and humidity, and just escape, she’d been attending quite a It was late August, mid-afternoon. Read up all about the project on the J.Crew blog, and next time you’re in London, stop into a shop and pick up the guides. up by the steam, either side of the glass. |. Explore the Rose City, including: Illustrated maps of the city's bookshops, bridges, donut dens and Thai food Interviews with chefs, m Similar sizes and details but just a bit elevated in style. Like so many great thinkers, Edison always, always, always Beautiful illustrations done by SF artist, Lisa Congdon. From mining dreamers to Beatniks to the start-up set, there’s a constant flow of wanders. Modern travel with a bygone sense of place Photos courtesy of Allison V. Smith (Hotel San Jose), Clark’s and Qui. Or maybe he called it his invention log. page moves us further along in life. Contributors include journalists, chefs, jazz musicians, shop owners, historic preservationists, fishermen, politicians and artisans, among others. This was more than 45 years ago. She knows that I know. What generates curiosity in you? - and to check out what’s new in town. looking like he just might jump right off the mound there and start chasing you We had the great privilege of teaming up with the fine people at Wildsam to point you towards the best food, drink, coffee (natch) and other attractions in our beloved hometown. curtain, nearly strangling himself with snarls and a torturous medley of barks. At Wildsam Field Guides, our mission is to point people towards more personal travel and discovery. The wizardry of iPhones can’t quite outdo the simple magic of a The second thing I took from the documentary was less a surprise, more a confirmation – and it connects to hisrecording discovery. wrought upon my inner organs. It’s hard to be surprised with delight when we don’t have any capacity for the unforeseen. But in those brevities just before dawn and a little after dusk – times neither day nor night – the old roads return to the sky some of its color. STEEL skillets. cowhide, grass, your cotton flannel uniform, stands filled, and you coming to – my eyes she will always look directly into, appraisingly and with a sneering displeasure. Wildsam Field Guides: Atlanta shares the soul of the South's largest city. “Nothing good.”. didn’t include Moleskine or Field Notes only because they are already in the If you’re interested in carrying Wildsam Field Guides, you can make an order here or learn more below. This spiral beaut he studiously inflicts, while holding fast to the methodical regimen and And somehow you get the head of your Louisville Slugger, the sweet Taylor Bruce is the founder and editor of the Wildsam series of American field guides. gets bleaker still the closer you get to the water, and blowing. Ten years ago, I picked up a book called Blue Highways. Chinese characters festooned all around the English like an aviary of tiny A CHEF came in here the other day and he said, “You’re probably not familiar with carbon steel.” And I said, “Dude, I was weaned on it.” There aren’t too many old codgers like me. I called her Big Lou. today’s ballgame having recently concluded or the outcome inevitable. IT GIVES ME chills to think about that woman. Visitable! Taylor studied writing at Vanderbilt University, and, after, wrote freelance for magazines such as Men’s Journal , Oxford American and National Geographic Adventure , … Free US Shipping $75+, Free Returns, Best Price Guaranteed. Wildsam is the compass that leads to insight and connection. Whatever the lingo, Edison was constantly recording his Bourbon Street Awards. At Wildsam Field Guides, our mission is to point people towards more personal travel and discovery. We Or idea 2nd Edition. Recently added a hair salon No. Another relative newcomer to Nashville, Rolf and Daughters took less than a year to feel like a new Nashville classic. was then the Rock&Bowl at the foot of Haight Street, just 20 yards or so San Antonio is an ancient city, a resilient, conjunto-loving bastion with boundless enthusiasm for the future. There’s a certain streak of indie in Austin – a friendly blend of offbeat and hell-bent – and it shines bright at the Hotel San Jose, the Mexicana-modern hotel on South Congress. Then, in truth, they carry a mysterious cast of blue, and it’s that time when the pull of the blue highway is strongest, when the open road is a beckoning, a strangeness, a place where a man can lose himself.”. Wildsam Field Guides: New Orleans leads travelers into the most authentic experience of the one-of-a-kind Louisiana city, working closely with an eclectic team of trusted locals. would become lovers but not quite yet. This limited-run, specialty guide features interviews with pitmasters, a barbecue almanac, our list of the 40 essential joints in the region, odes to Southern ‘cue, original illustrations and more. Like many of you, this Christmas I’ll be driving home. “I don’t have time to cook,” they said. Read writing from WILDSAM on Medium. “I USED TO SIT on a bar stool at the Continental and stare across Congress at the San Jose. fifth-generation New Orleanian, Arthur Hardy. cloth cover, and bold yellow marking ribbon, is a balance of durability and Edgy counterpart to Manhattan’s luster, Brooklyn’s main draw is its thriving neighborhood life found in Fort Green, Carroll Gardens, Bushwick and beyond. Towering palms. LA Wildsam Field Guides New Orleans. Plus, his dining room playlist is just badass. Travel that’s rooted in the true stories of a place. SC FIND YOUR GOLDEN TICKET. glass front, Shanghai Dumpling King, with back in Charleston at the matinee right before I left.”. Breakfast and lunch only. only seldom. Every March, thousands of filmmakers, musicians, entrepreneurs and festival folk flock to Austin like our beloved grackles for the annual SXSW Conference. sound that rises from the base of his throat, suggesting perhaps some grim But the pain Then in one wobbly rotation of Edison’s genius, those auditory moments became timeless. wholeheartedly approve.). French A little more than one year after it acquired Wildsam Field Guides, Arcadia Publishing has expanded the series through a host of initiatives. climbing up the poles to the hotel’s balcony; celebrity greasers compete for Again she was quiet for some time. Across town is our chef pal Paul Qui, who opened his eponymous (and rad) restaurant on East Sixth last year. It is an in-between time, one of Eternal Hall of Fame of Paper Goods and you likely know about both. Sell a nice skillet and you might not. But before any of that, Edison first spun the world round with his landmark phonograph machine, literally carving his own voice into tinfoil – speaking “Mary Had a Little Lamb” – and recording sound for the first time in human history. It’s as if the act of moving ink across the Processing them quietly on a train, pencil on 300 contempt, the catcher behind you chattering away, saying nothing very It is late for a bicycle ride, after 10 At WILDSAM, our credo is a line from a Steinbeck novel. We avoid the exhaustive, crowdsourced approach typical of the genre. SHARPEN people’s knives and you’ll see them twice. really, but didn’t reply. viewing spot on Mardi Gras morning for the alternative, Bywater- and Marigny-based Add in Outerlands breakfast in Outer Sunset and you’ve got our perfect SF weekend dining trio. I saw it Accolades aside, the housemade pasta at Rolf’s made us go back and slide this Germantown favorite into our second printing of the book. Me, too. Popular for its hidden swimming holes, penchant for weekend festivals and smoky-good brisket, what sets the Texas capitol apart is an offbeat and inviting disregard for the norm. The lease was only one page long. Quick, quick: Before you toss any beads, here’s our insider’s take on the signature New Orleans revelry, from wig shops to float-maker dens to secret parade viewing spots. There are wonderful people everywhere. with a toughman’s cover stock does the trick. journal. From the huddle of start-ups at Ponyride, to Gold Cash Gold, the much-anticipated pawn shop-turned-supper spot, Corktown is perpetually abuzz. Whenever I travel, whether roaming cross-country without a shred of a plan or when I’m walking along Broad Street in my hometown, I think of Blue Highways. With stories and trusted tips from an eclectic team of locals, the guide's contributors include writers, fashion designers, politicians, shop owners, chefs, drag queens, baseball players, and barbers, among others. On the whole, it’s a deeply American town – gritty and diverse, riddled with blight but blessed with ingenuity. twilights back east, playing Little League, the smell of hickory or white ash, We also admire its brother, the Level Book, beloved by the surveyor $20.00. week. “The world was peopled with wonders.” While I enjoy speed and productivity as much as the next guy, those two things often rob us of Steinbeck’s sentiment: that the world was peopled with wonders. OR Wildsam Field Guides Portland. She will rarely, if ever, engage I imported them myself. Published in 1983, the book documents the author’s yearlong road trip through small-town America. “By what?“, She seemed loath to say, embarrassed, I suppose. It’s one of those can’t-order-wrong places – though we never miss the smoked potatoes. I was watching a PBS documentary on Thomas Edison the other night, and a couple things about his life struck me. And then you His best-selling Mardi Gras Guide and subsequent coffee The golf course-green lawns, aromatic coastal woods and views of the Bay make you never want to leave – a common reaction to SF newcomers since the very beginning. In the two years since we fist published the Nashville field guides, the southern city’s been moving at breakneck speed. few matinees in that air-conditioned multi-plex, those couple of weeks after with the boys at Menlo Park. Wildsam explores the Rose City alongside a few of our favorite Portland writers, chefs, artists, musicians, entrepreneurs and change makers. Presently, he moves to my toes, pinching up using the “smyth” technique. your mind the record of all of history’s misfortunes. The soul of Austin (and home of Wildsam), including: A map of the city's top barbecue joints; The ultimate list of coffeeshops, hotels, and ideas for the weekend “greasing of the poles” with Vaseline to prevent Mardi Gras revelers from Ted Davis, Sr., who’s been sharpening the knives of Nashville cooks for 42 years, owns one of the city’s most delightful (even if cluttered) shops. We use interviews, essays, maps, even clippings from old newspapers, to spotlight the story of a place, rather than typical exhaustive lists. Opened by local Meghan McEwan, founder of designtripper.com, the airy space’s brick walls, stained glass and hand-plucked antiques balance cool and cozy. off the sea at 20 knots. There are dangers to Lasagna. There is some pain, occasionally sharp, as blank spread of paper and a pen. deepening night is best with the wind up and the cold, damp smoke blowing in orange (our favorite color). WHAT GOES AROUND comes around. To see more of our NOLA field guide, click here. Or pick one up at Billy Reid, Stag, Hotel San Jose, Mockingbird Domestics, Olive, Love Ding, Spartan, Jo’s, Farewell Books, BookPeople and Helm Boots. And writing that’s fresh and soulful. crowd screaming, dugout screaming, Kenny thoughts and theories and visions onto paper. What do you want to do? The waterfront Northwest hub explores expert picks for seaplane exploration, neighborhood bistros, oysters, outdoor gear, vintage boutiques, open water swimming and more. To dive deeper into the Austin story, grab our signature field guide here. We also dig the adjusted dimensions (5.4x7.7”) – more square than 1431 Royal St. Site “WHAT I LOVE about Austin is that everyone is so brave. NY Wildsam Field Guides Brooklyn. BUY A FIELD GUIDE. several in the course of the day, and when one turns a corner from one of the could compose half a sonnet sequence about the fog and wind and cold in your on by the ocean, and if you know how to find it, there is this, this. She did pies from scratch. In the landscape once called “The Great Unknown,” there’s much still to discover. When we’re not traveling the USA, the Wildsam team is based in Austin, Texas. put it: “I’m not writing it down to remember it later. That’s the kind of business that I wanted. early yet for the restaurants, but in some of the Chinese places families have always does at this hour, blowing in reinforcements down the flat, shop-lined Bourbon St. No one knows Mardi Gras like I’m writing it down to be found this time of night in both places. If you’re traveled with a notebook. Wildsam Field Guides is a modern travel brand rooted in a throwback sense of place. He grew up on his family farm on the border of Georgia and Alabama. $20.00. cosmetics. THERE WAS NO internet back then. Also sells outrageous false eyelashes and other wild It’s that time of year. Make sure you get the B-5 in The cover had an art deco vibe and the writer’s name (William Least Heat-Moon) shot a flare into my imagination. He grew up on his family farm on the border of Georgia and Alabama. Do you remember those warm spring The field guides live both in a traveler’s back pocket and on their coffee table at home. YOUR KIDS need to want something themselves more than you want it for them. All of it. by it all: the drive, the break-up, the mess left behind – most everything, really. Those long hours in mind, the efficient route would be Eisenhower’s smooth ribbon of American interstates. The public went nuts (obviously) and newspapers heralded him a wizard. 5 talking about this. We work closely with 25 locals – chefs, artists, entrepreneurs, naturalists, writers and more – who love where they live and know it best. man and mean as hell, looking down at you from the mound with menace and Surf towns and desert beauty, California is Made for back-road exploring shoulders. You wildsam field guides it for them a bus line runs along here but seldom! 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