Billed as a "low/no budget guide to visiting and living in Portland, Oregon, the Zinester's Guide to Portland breaks down the PDX grid by neighborhood with descriptions of good restaurants, thrift stores, bars, bridges, places to loiter, etc. (lots of etc.). The newly overhauled and illustrated sixth edition gets shoulder-deep into the history and local lore, providing a well-rounded argument as to why (fill in the blank) deserves your time. It also demystifies the TriMet public transportation system, bike events and culture, outdoorsy stuff, the public librariesbasically anything you need to know as the new kid in town. To the wrong eyes the book's title might imply a guide to Portland zine culture, and indeed it originated in 2001 as a hand-stapled zine. But now, as editor Shawn Granton says in the introduction, the Zinester's Guide is not just for zinesters, that "It's always been about sharing the interesting and unique things that make Stumptown great, and also helping people get by that aren't swimming in scads of money." For those of us that can't so much as dogpaddle most days, this is community at its mightiest.
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INTENDED FOR VISITORS AND LOCALS ALIKE this New Orleans travel guide is short and concise written by a native of the city who knows where to go and what to do in planning for a perfect visit to this historic, fun-loving, northern Caribbean city.
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Whether you are taking the island route or you have found that quiet little local getaway where you can drop the hook, the menu can sometimes appear rather dismal. It's easier to plan a cruise where the furthest you will be from a market or a restaurant is an afternoon's boat trip; but really, sailing all day and winding up in some breathtaking, serene setting and dining under the stars can be your five star restaurant. In order to fully appreciate that experience, however, you'll need to make some serious plans for provisioning. In this guide, all of the necessary components for an efficient galley, adequate provisioning, and enjoyable meals for short term or extended cruising are addressed. Also included are some menu suggestions and recipes that are both practical and delicious under most sailing conditions. This guide is primarily geared toward the boater that is relatively new to the world of cruising. It is intended to help take some of the time consuming guess work out of using the galley to its full potential and making the menu planning process less of a challenge. Even though a more seasoned boater may already use diverse and reliable provisions, menus and recipes of their own, the suggestions in this guide may provide some new ideas and inspire him or her to expand upon an already existing repertoire of methods, resources and recipes, as well.
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M. K. Leary was at one time a server. During this miserable period of her life she wrote a how-to guide on something that seemed to go beyond the common sense of people. "How to Eat at a Restaurant" was her attempt to make the world a better place. She believes whole-heartedly that going out to eat should be licensed only to those people who have read this book.
Offering guidance and inspiration to create the joyful journey of your life, this little book invites you to make the choice for happiness. From simply being present to finding your tribe, here are ideas and strategies to engage in the practice of happiness. Words of wisdom from such diverse masters of bliss as Annie Dillard, Oprah Winfrey, and the Dalai Lama provide road signs along the path.
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