How To Be an Explorer of the World

  1. Always be looking (notice the ground beneath your feet.)
  2. Consider everything animate and inanimate.
  3. Everything is interesting. Look closer.
  4. Alter your course often.
  5. Look for long durations (or short ones).
  6. Notice the stories going on around you.
  7. Notice patterns. Make connections.
  8. Document your findings (field notes) in a variety of ways.
  9. Observe movement.
  10. Create a personal dialogue with your environment. Talk to it.
  11. Trace things back to their origins.
  12. Use all of your senses in your investigations.