The WALKING podcast

9 EpisodesProduced by Jon Mooallem

Come along as acclaimed journalist and author Jon Mooallem takes a walk through tranquil woodlands of the Pacific Northwest. No talking; just walking. Ambient. Pleasing. Unusual.

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"Things Have an End, But Feeling is Infinite"

March 22nd, 2019

1:03:14

This is the Season 1 Finale of the WALKING podcast, and possibly the last one period. I read some prepared remarks at the ad break, while sitting on a stump, on a cliff, as the sun went down.

This week's walk is brought …

Bottle Episode! Road trip!

March 19th, 2019

36:53

"Sometimes finding a key is not the start of a grand adventure, but the end of one." - Jon Mooallem, right now.

Friends, I bumbled my way into a high-intensity snafu while recording the walk this morning. A boatload of …

Mr. Cool

March 12th, 2019

55:18

It’s been a busy couple of weeks here at Mooallem SuperValue™ (That’s my private nickname for myself when I’m working hard to meet deadlines, and when I feel less like a human writer than a …

Hearts and Thoughts They Fade

March 5th, 2019

51:47

I continue to be confused as to whether anyone reads these summaries. Anyway: It’s been almost four years since we moved to the island from San Francisco. Two or three nights after we moved, my wife and I took the ferry …

You Like Me? You Really Like Me?

February 26th, 2019

58:02

Busy week here on the Internet, with a sterling write-up of the show on Vulture and oodles of new listeners. Meanwhile, in real life, the same old …

The Snowy Day, by Ezra Walk Feets

February 19th, 2019

34:23

We had tremendous snow. Historic snow! A back-to-back-to-back #snowmageddon scenario. School was cancelled, life was disrupted, the power went out …

I Fell Down

February 12th, 2019

57:53

It was bound to happen.

In 1864, Captain William Renton arrived on Bainbridge Island and built what would soon be lauded as the largest sawmill in …

Walk of the Rising Sun

February 5th, 2019

47:47

It was one of those Saturday mornings when the wide, blue sky begged to be walked under. So out I went. And I wasn’t alone. This episode features several salutary exchanges with other walkers—or, as I like to call them, …

"What's Sour in the House a Bracing Walk Makes Sweet"

January 27th, 2019

46:06

The quote is taken from Thoreau. The walk was taken out of stress. I took this walk after getting an email from my editor which (long story) made my work life (which is a big chunk of my total life) feel instantaneously …

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