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Nick Offerman

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Nicholas David Offerman is an American actor, writer, comedian, producer and professional woodworker. He is best known for his role as Ron Swanson in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation, for which he received the Television Critics Association Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy and was twice nominated for the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.
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Life in a Vanishing Landscape
Patrick Laurie
Nick Offerman
Apr 02, 2020
My friend ⁦@herdyshepherd1⁩ introduced me to a cracking good writer/farmer named Patrick Laurie, who’s making a go of it with Riggit Galloway Cattle in SW Scotland. Patrick’s written this absolutely lovely book that will goose you like medicine.      source
How to Change Your Mind
What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence
Michael Pollan - May 14, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2018 A New York Times Notable BookThe #1 New York Times bestseller.A brilliant and brave investigation into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs--and the spellbinding story of his own life-changing psychedelic experiencesWhen Michael Pollan set out to research how L...
Nick Offerman
Jun 18, 2018
@herdyshepherd1 @michaelpollan Word up, Mr. Shepherd All of his books are excellent, and his latest (How To Change Your Mind) is another trailblazer 🍄      source
The Omnivore's Dilemma
A Natural History of Four Meals
Michael Pollan - Aug 28, 2007 (first published in 2015)
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What should we have for dinner? For omnivore's like ourselves, this simple question has always posed a dilemma: When you can eat just about anything nature (or the supermarket) has to offer, deciding what you should eat will inevitably stir anxiety, especially when some of the foods on offer might shorten your life. Today, buffeted by one food fad ...
Nick Offerman
Jun 18, 2018
@herdyshepherd1 @michaelpollan Word up, Mr. Shepherd All of his books are excellent, and his latest (How To Change Your Mind) is another trailblazer 🍄      source
The Lost Carving
A Journey to the Heart of Making
David Esterly - Dec 31, 2013 (first published in 2012)
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“A beautiful, intricate meditation on creativity and discovery, on fire and rebirth.” —Elizabeth Gilbert Awestruck at the sight of a Grinling Gibbons carving in a London church, David Esterly chose to dedicate his life to woodcarving—its physical rhythms, intricate beauty, and intellectual demands. Forty years later, he is the foremost practitioner...
Nick Offerman
Feb 11, 2018
Visited Hampton Court Palace today with m’royal @MeganMullally & saw these amazing limewood carvings by #GrinlingGibbons except the last photo which was a reproduction by David Esterly, the story of which he richly details in his excellent book The Lost Carving. @offerman_shop      source
Vacationland
True Stories from Painful Beaches
John Hodgman - Oct 24, 2017
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Although his career as a bestselling author and on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart was founded on fake news and invented facts, in 2016 that routine didn't seem as funny to John Hodgman anymore. Everyone is doing it now. Disarmed of falsehood, he was left only with the awful truth: John Hodgman is an older white male monster with bad facial hair, w...
Nick Offerman
Oct 06, 2017
this man @hodgman has written a HOT book full of great laughs, moving self-efficacy, & fudge PURCHASE THIS MEDICINE      source