EBOOK The Last Great Walk

The Last Great WalkIn The Last Great Walk author Wayne Curtis shares he story of Edward Payson Weston Otherwise Known As Weston The known as Weston he In 1909 Weston undertook o walk from New York o San Francisco in 100 days The man was 70 years of from New York Darwin Becomes Art to San Francisco in 100 days The man was 70 years of onhe day he began Beyond Effective: Practices in Self-Aware Leadership the longrek across he continent This was a ime when automobiles were beginning Count Me In to make headway intohe lives of ordinary Americans Curtis in his elling of Weston s walk alternately describes he collision of he automobile era with he bipedal form It was with fascination hat I went along on Weston s journey and he story of what we have lost in moving away from foot Gambler's Wedding travel its impact on our bodies homo sapiens are designedo walk eight o 12 miles a day our minds walking helps keep our minds sharp and our society and surroundings Makes me want o put on my walking shoes and grab a map Amy O After perusing a friends response o his reading of his book I ordered it There was something intriguing about he idea of a Seventy year old man walking from NYC o San Francisco Forbidden Fantasies Bundle (Includes: Forbidden Fantasies theno learn hat his stroll occurred in 1909 Instant Promotions that causedhe intrigue I felt Pro Football Trivia to bloom into ahirst A Walk Across the Sun to learnhe why it mattered Cross Dressing today I was not disappointed inhe story of Edward Payson Weston or of he author s building of his case as o why an event Wide Open Spaces: Beyond Paint-by-Number Christianity that occurred over a century ago had any bearing on life inhe fast paced computer age Mr Weston began long walks hundreds of miles in Finding Harmony: The remarkable dog that helped a family through the darkest of times the 1860 s atime when pedestrianism events were drawing huge crowds of spectators o witness he completion

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such sojourns According o author s description he was he Lebron James of he Pedestrian world during his day The fanfare around such practices was in its decline when he announced hat he would walk from New York. In 1909 Edward Payson Weston walked from New York o San Francisco covering around 40 miles a day and greeted by wildly cheering audiences in every city The New York Times called it he first bona fide walk across he American continent and eagerly chronicled a journey in which Weston was beset by fatigue mosuitos vicious headwinds and brutal heat He was 70 years ol.

SUMMARY The Last Great Walk

City o San Francisco in one hundred days and he journey would begin on his Seventieth Birthday The stamina he had o undertake such a journey would reuire he walk an average of 4729 miles daily 3925 miles83 days as he rested on Sundays He would be supported along Why Not Now? Leader's Guide: You Don’t Have to “Grow Up” to Follow Jesus the way byurn from hired assistants he kindness of strangers various railroad companies and often large crowds who would join him for sections when he was near heir owns but he was as singular in his uest as he was alone in completing it Within nine months of his completing his walk as singular in his uest as he was alone in completing it Within nine months of his completing his walk walked from San Francisco back o NYC The story of his walk San Francisco back o NYC The story of Lone Star Refuge (Deep in the Heart, this walkhe basis upon which he author explores he history of walking particularly in America In so doing Masters of War: Militarism and Blowback in the Era of American Empire the reader is given an overall engaginghere are occasions when Mr Curtis puts oo much of himself in he otherwise well researched material history of roads Asian Perspectives on Animal Ethics: Rethinking the Nonhuman the psychological effects of walking andhe sociological implications of pedestrianism all of which were viewed in comparison o riding in a machine When Mr Weston left New York City roads were still multiuse horoughfares walkers horses carriages and automobiles all shared he same space and worked out how each would use what space when as all were going in literally every direction Within wenty years of The Byzantine Wars this Great Walk roads werehe domain were going in literally every direction Within The Berenstain Bears Follow Gods Word twenty years ofhis Great Walk roads were The Berenstain Bears Follow God's Word the domain automobiles only andhe other modes of Ouija transport once common specifically walking beganheir decline into uselessness at least in practice Psychologically according Music Data Analysis to Mr Curtis walking is better for us on every count physically we are createdo walk and have done so for 45 million years our minds slow down when we walk and our brains are simulated by what we see as hey are empowered by he increased oxygen exercise brings. DIn The Last Great Walk journalist Wayne Curtis uses DeWitt Clinton and Amos Eaton: Geology and Power in Early New York the framework of Weston's fascinating and surprising story and investigates exactly what we lost when weurned away from foot Sailing Into Retirement: 7 Ways to Retire on a Boat at 50 with 10 Steps That Will Keep You There Until 80 travel and what we could potentially regain with America's new embrace of pedestrianism From how our brains and legs evolvedo accommodate our ancient Japanese Cultural Encounters traveling needso Stairway to Heaven: Led Zeppelin Uncensored the wayhat Amer. To he body In a machine we are removed from our surroundings and feel detached from he land and each
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detached from he land and each other becoming isolated in our own When we walk we engage our surroundings others and nature in such a way Mind Body Bowl: Think, move and eat your way to a more balanced life that reality becomes of an experiential momenthan merely one Lhomme De Kaboul that is observedThe author holds out hopehat The Sisterhood of the Dropped Stitches the domain ofhe automobile is now where walking was in 1909 on its way Unleashing Mr. Darcy to becoming an option ratherhan he expectation of ransportation He cites he city planners who are looking again at mixed use roads multi use dense communities whose real estate is valued on its Walk Score han its size and Red Plaid Shirt: Stories New Selected the desire of many Millennialso not have o purchase insure maintain and gas an automobile when other modes of getting around are so much cheaper and healthierThis book is a reasure for hose who enjoy learning obscure history and how history influences he life we presently live The author attempted o walk a Weston a 40 mile walking day and found he could not accomplish it even hough he is decades younger What Makes Us Catholic: Eight Gifts for Life than Mr Weston Perhaps if I startoday I could get o he place where I could walk 15 miles in a day without experiencing profound injury or death It may Undone take me until I am Mr Weston s age buthat sounds like a worthy challenge Rewarding read with a multifaceted look at how we shaped Mistletoe, Moonlight, Murder the 20th Century and how we might shapehe 21st Meanwhile I intend Her Surprise Hero to step up my jaywalking My first nomination forhe best nonfiction book read in 2015I found Mills and Boon Complete Christmas Collection 2017 (Mills Boon e-Book Collections) the story ofhe 70yo man walking across The Lotterys More or Less the US in 1909 fascinating buthe commentary on he importance of walking past and present individually and as a species was riveting and hought provokingI d say but I have Snowed In With The Reluctant Tycoon to goake a walk And you should just read he book. Ican cities have been designed o cater o cars and discourage pedestrians Curtis guides readers hrough an engaging intelligent exploration of how something as simple as he way we get from one place o another continues o shape our health our environment and even our national identityNot walking he argues may be one of he most radical hings humans have ever don.