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Cultivating the Wild Inside

Getting in touch with our humanity starts with remembering that we’re wild, too

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“Mom, can I play Minecraft?”

The afternoon was unscheduled, open, gloriously free. I had no reason to tell my son no. But I didn’t want to say yes. We’d just been up on the little ski mountain that sits above our town, indulging in a skip-school ski day with…




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Antonia Malchik

Antonia Malchik

Antonia Malchik is the author of A Walking Life: Reclaiming Our Health and Our Freedom One Step at a Time; walking, tech, community, and embodiment.

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