Journeys of Simplicity: Traveling Light with Thomas Merton, Bashō, Edward Abbey, Annie Dillard & Others
Where do our journeys take us?
What do we leave behind?
What do we carry with us?
How do we find our way?
You are invited to consider a more graceful way of traveling through life. With arresting clarity, Journeys of Simplicity offers vignettes of forty travelers and the few, ordinary things they carried with them―from place to place, from day to day, from birth to death.
Edward Abbey • Nellie Bly • Raymond Carver • Dorothy Day • Marcel Duchamp • Dolores Garcia • Emma "Grandma" Gatewood • Mohandas Gandhi • Peter Matthiessen • William Least Heat Moon • John Muir • Robert Pirsig • Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton • Henry David Thoreau • Father Zossima • and others