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Where in the World is this Mystical Path?


I don’t know where this place is but it makes me want to go there and stroll down this path. Do you know where this is?



A year well spent.

The Nomad Grad

It’s hard to believe that 2012 is drawing to a close, especially after it being so eventful for myself, as well as most of the world.

Hilary in Banshee Canyon

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This makes me want to move to Santa Barbara

Jack Elliott's Santa Barbara Adventure

oystersHarvesting oyster mushrooms in the mountains of Santa Barbara County.

I’m just some lunatic macaroni mushroom, is that it?

Joe Pesci

With recent rains having finally fallen after the usual long dry period in these parts, and the winter transformation of the dry, brown and crispy woodland into a moist and verdant environment of fresh new plant growth, the wild mushrooms have sprouted. I have been making my early season rounds to favorite harvesting sites and taking home some choice wild edibles. My latest pull has been a few oyster mushrooms.

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oysters 3oysters 2My humble harvest. Though oyster mushrooms regrow on the same logs year after year and as such provide a sustainable source of food, I see no need to take more than I plan to eat.

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A sailor’s Quest


The Farallon Islands

The Farallon Islands are rugged jags of rock sticking out of the water off the coast of Northern California. They are also a great place to see whales, Orcas and great white sharks. But they are not easy to get to and here is the story of one sailor’s quest to see them. Read the adventure HERE.

Who doesn’t want to cuddle a man eating beast?!

The Nomad Grad

This contest is now closed. 

‘Tis the season to be jolly! And in the spirit of gift giving and sharing the love, I am happy to announce that Nomad Grad is holding its FIRST giveaway. And let me tell you, it’ll give you the warm and fuzzies.  =)

Lion Habitat cub & bottle

A Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunity

Have you ever dreamed of holding an adorable lion cub? Getting a photo with a baby Simba? Maybe even sharing that magical moment with a loved one or child? This season, we’re making dreams come true!

If you live in or near the Las Vegas area, or will be visiting for the holidays, now’s your chance to live the dream!

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You must read this.

The Nomad Grad

“Oh my God!” My dad was panicked.

I gave him a look. “What’s wrong with you?”

“I— We— We thought something had happened.” He had his ‘worried Dad’ brow. My mom gave a nervous smile.

I bit into my banana, chewing slowly before asking. “Whhhhhyyyy?”

Skyping parents

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Full of charm, mysticism and philosophical principles… India will cast a spell on you that will quickly make you fascinated with the occult 🙂



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TENTACLII :: H.P. Lovecraft blog

A blog on the famous author H.P. Lovecraft (1890–1937) and his works




A blog, an online magazine, a journal, examined further it becomes a project, an objective, a mission. Be Part Of The Narrative is a collection of men’s narrated experiences so come and be part of the narrative.


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