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RainyRoamer

who has written 6 posts for Byte my Book.

Apr
27
2010

Review: The China Study by T. Colin Campbell

The China Study By T. Colin Campbell © 2006 Dallas, TX: BenBella Books, Inc. 417 pages This is a bit more of a heavy read but not too much so. Campbell writes with a conversational style. The inclusion of an index, and quite a good one, makes me smile. In experiments described in The China […]

Apr
21
2010

Review: Mind Power by John Kehoe

Mind Power Into the 21st Century: Techniques to Harness the Astounding Powers of Thought By John Kehoe © 1997 West Vancouver, B.C.: Zoetic Inc. I got this book out of the Vancouver Public Library and was suitably impressed. I have read many articles, web sites, some books and have even attended workshops regarding the power […]

Feb
27
2010

Review: The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan

The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals By Michael Pollan ©2006 Thomson Gale This book blows my mind. Yes I have finally read Michael Pollan’s famous book, The Omnivore’s Dilemma. I have been vegetarian and vegan in the past and my diet remains largely plant-based today as well. My forays into the meat/dairy […]

Feb
26
2010

Review: The Green Smoothies Diet by Robyn Openshaw

The Green Smoothies Diet By Robyn Openshaw ©2009, Ulysses Press: Berkeley, CA. Just to let you know, I had already dabbled in green smoothies before reading this book. I was aware of them from the Boutenko family and from random online forums. It seems like a great idea: make your greens taste better by blending […]

Dec
30
2009

Review: Day Hiker’s Handbook by Michael Lanza

Day Hiker’s Handbook By Michael Lanza For Backpacker: The Magazine of Wilderness Travel ©2003 The Mountaineers Books, Seattle, WA I have mentioned before that I am primarily a day hiker so it made sense to follow the “More Everyday Wisdom” trail advice book review with a look at information in the same series that is […]

Dec
29
2009

Review: More Everyday Wisdom by Karen Berger

More Everyday Wisdom by Karen Berger for Backpacker: The Magazine of Wilderness Travel ©2002 The Mountaineers Books, Seattle, WA 206 pages Karen Berger is a fun writer. Everything is light hearted yet gets to the important points quickly, without beating around the bush (sorry, had to put that in there). For most of her examples […]