Made by Hand: Searching for Meaning in a Throwaway World
Publish date: May 27th 2010
Edition language: English
Frauenfelder's is an inspiring DIY memoir that ends in a powerful chapter about how kids learn. I won't be raising chickens anytime soon (I'd like to but my current residential situation prohibits it), but I'm going to expand my efforts with growing food and making stuff with my kids. [full review]
The best thing about this book is the encouragement to persevere, pointing out that making mistakes is the best way to learn. I have often talked myself out of trying something, convinced I will make mistakes. Mark Frauenfelder assures me I will likely do just that, but that its OK and I'll get some...