Pick Me Ups

A friendly picker upper for the perfect stranger.

World Explorer May 29, 2010

Filed under: Cards — neepaparikh @ 9:01 pm
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Location: Main St. Unionville bench

Note:

Dear Perfect Stranger,

How are you today? I hope that you are doing well and if not, I hope this note serves as a pick-me-up during your day. I’ve always wanted to be an explorer so here are some tips on how to be a world explorer that I found.

  1. Always be LOOKING. (Notice the ground beneath your feet.)
  2. Consider everything alive and animate.
  3. EVERYTHING is interesting. LOOK CLOSER.
  4. Alter your course often.
  5. Observe for long durations (AND 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. Incorporate indeterminacy.
  10. Observe MOVEMENT.
  11. Create a personal dialogue with your environment. TALK TO IT.
  12. Trace things back to their ORIGINS.
  13. Use ALL of the senses in your investigations.

Enjoy your exploring of the world! Have a good day :).

Sincerely,
Your friendly picker upper

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One Response to “World Explorer”

  1. Josiah Says:

    This is my favorite of your cards so far. The idea that we can all be explorers of our world is inspiring. It forces us to look at the world as a place that is unknown and worth discovering on our own =D


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