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Jim O'Donnell
Works at Around the World in Eighty Years
Attended University of New Mexico
Lives in Taos, New Mexico
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In every corner of this Southwestern state, you'll find hikes that will give you perspectives on New Mexico you can't otherwise get.
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I am sure. Everywhere I look is a new adventure awaiting me. :-)
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Most flowers offer no clear benefit so what is it about them that human beings are attracted to? An answer and great flowers of spring photos inside......
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When The Nature Conservancy, the nation’s largest environmental group, came into Morro Bay, California, in 2006 and bought out all the fishing rights—effectively closing millions of acres of marine habitat to fishing almost overnight—it was every fisherman’s worst nightmare. But then something interesting happened.
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You got a DUI for driving while dodging potholes. And you know what “Christmas” is. (Hint: It's got nothing to do with the holiday.)
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Are the impacts of cultural tourism always positive? How do the purchases made tourists impact local culture & how and what are tourists influenced to buy?
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Learn how to roast perfect prime rib for any special occasion. Food Editor Chef Karista Bennett shows how approachable this special roast can be to prepare!
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A Visit to Zuni Pueblo in #newmexico   #travel   #Geotourism  
On a breezy late-June morning, Tom Kennedy, the Director of the Zuni Tourism Program at the remote western New Mexico Native American pueblo stands atop th
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NOTE: This article was originally published in the March 2015 issue of Vrai Magazine ~ ~ ~ No kidding. Back in the day when I had the patience for girlfriends and my friends were like…hey man, you should get your girlfriend some flowers…and I was like….my…
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Editor Kristin Hoffman is bringing the cake to the VRAI Magazine Anniversary Celebration with a Chocolate Crunch Cake and a Cake Baking Essentials Giveaway!
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Contributing Editor Julie Gordon and JK Adams share expert advice on cutting boards and help us celebrate our anniversary with a JK Adams Giveaway
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NOTE: This article was originally published in the November 2014 issue of Vrai Magazine ~ ~ ~ “I leave the good stuff at home,” the man said to me. “It doesn’t sell.” “What do you mean it doesn’t sell?” I asked him. Just last June I was at Zuni Pueblo in…
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To celebrate VRAI Magazine's anniversary, Food Editor Karista Bennett created these savory Rosemary & Irish Cheddar Gougeres - perfect for any festivity.
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OK, now I'm ready for lunch!
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Work
Occupation
Author, photographer
Employment
  • Around the World in Eighty Years
    Author/Photographer, 2010 - present
  • New Mexico Wilderness Alliance
    Northern Director, 2007 - 2008
  • Coalition for the Valle Vidal
    2004 - 2007
Places
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Currently
Taos, New Mexico
Previously
Pueblo, Colorado - Helsinki, Finland - Albquerquerque, New Mexico
Story
Tagline
Author, Permaculture designer, single-father, explorer, photographer, backpacker, fly-fisherman, gardener, archaeologist and conservationist.
Introduction
Archaeology, beer and food have motivated author and photographer Jim O’Donnell ’s twenty-five years of travel to over forty countries on five continents - and are at least partially to blame for the five languages he is sure he can stumble through. Jim is the author of “Notes for the Aurora Society”, and “Rise and Go a collection of 200+ images and short stories from Around the World as well as numerous other sordid tales, articles, half-finished novels, works in progress, essays and other scribbling. Jim is the owner and head monkey at Around the World in Eighty Years. See interviews with me at Jim O'Donnell and Jim O'Donnell
Bragging rights
walked 1500 miles across Finland, wrote a book about it. Lived.
Education
  • University of New Mexico
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