024 Thriving in the World as We Are- with Aaron "Hutch" Hutchings

or... how to pick a lock, the permission to share our stories, the amazing holiday of Twaddlemas

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Our Guest: Aaron “Hutch” Hutchings is an incredible adventure guide and real life survival specialist.

  • Hutch’s site: Ready Set Adventure. Be sure to check out all the free activities available including plans to build a kid’s crossbow! You can also purchase adventure kits to complete with your kids!

  • One of Hutch’s books: Pocket Field Guide: the QUINZHEE: How to Build a Survival Snow Shelter


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Featured books in this episode (some were not named, only alluded to):

  • Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

  • The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien

  • Echo Mountain by Lauren Wolk

  • Pancakes, Pancakes! by Eric Carle

  • Thunder Cake by Patricia Polacco

  • Build the Perfect Bug Out Bag: Your 72-Hour Disaster Survival Kit by Creek Stewart

  • The Boy Pioneers: Sons of Daniel Boone by Daniel Beard

  • The Field and Forest Handy Book: New Ideas for Out of Doors by Daniel Beard

  • Mythology by Edith Hamilton

  • Myths and Legends by Jake Jackson

  • The Myth of Rome’s Fall by Richard Mansfield Haywood

  • Bulfinch’s Mythology (Ambre recommends the Book of Mythology selected stories illustrated by Helen Sewell for it’s tasteful illustrations)

  • Wildwood Wisdom by Ellsworth Jaeger

  • The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.

  • Maybe Tomorrow? (a Story about Loss, Healing, and Friendship) by Charlotte Agell

  • My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George

  • Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs

  • Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger

  • Moby Dick by Herman Melville

  • The Princess Bride by William Goldman


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