Acknowledgments Chapter One. Orion Chapter Two. Aries Chapter Three. Virgo Chapter Four. Cancer Chapter Five. The Big Dipper Chapter Six. The Pleiades Chapter Seven. Leo Chapter Eight. The Milky Way Chapter Nine. Orion Again Notes, Inspiration, and Resources Other Sources
A memoir about how the diagnosis of a terminal illness led to a perilous journey of self-awareness that not only restored the author's health but also taught her the healing power of love and of our connection to the natural world
SUSAN J. TWEIT is an award-winning author whose passionate articulation of humans' relationship with the "community of the land"-nature and the landscapes we love-has earned her accolades that include a Silver Eddie, the Oscar of magazine awards, for "The Last Refuge" in National Parks magazine, and a spot on the Denver Post's "Colorado Voices" panel-twice. Her eleven books include Colorado Less Traveled, a finalist for the Colorado Book Awards, and The San Luis Valley: Sand Dunes and Sandhill Cranes, hailed as "a joy to read" by High Country News. Tweit writes a weekly column, "Nature of Life," for her local paper, the Mountain Mail. She also records and produces this material for broadcast on KHEN-FM, her local community radio, and as podcasts on her Web site, susanjtweit.com.
"Walking Nature Home by Susan J. Tweit offers the reader a constellation of healing stories. Replete with Tweit's powerful articulations of the human heart and overlaid with the stories of the natural world in all its wonder, this book joins the ranks of the great testimonies of our time." Denise Chavez, author of A Taco Testimony: Meditations on Family, Food, and Culture