I wake up to the Lenny newsletter from Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner, who aim to dismantle the patriarchy, one newsletter at a time. Thank you, ladies. Today, this little gem popped out at me. Hope you enjoy actor, Kathryn Hahn's 6-year old's narrative, illustrated by Colleen Tighe as much as I do. What I Learned From My 6-Year Old Daughter [...]
Via The Local: The video, directed by Swede Jakob Ström for the Norwegian arm of the charity Care International, promotes the message that fathers need to do more than just guard their daughters from physical dangers, they should also work to change attitudes in society. No words. Just click.
Photo illustrations by Zachary Scott for The New York Times. Have you noticed? People over 45 don't "act their age"? And what exactly does acting one's age mean, anyway? We live in a time of physical augmentation and augmented reality as the norm. At the same time, we live in a time of radical redefinition of the term "aging". What [...]
After more than two decades living in the San Francisco Bay Area, and 14 years in Sonoma County, I made the move back to my roots in Southern California. Los Angeles, is an amazing place, full of opportunity for the experiences I love. Looking forward to more post inspiration and sunsets like this one. More photos on dgirlp's
Monday. Words. Anaïs Nin: Anxiety is love’s greatest killer. Image: Debbie Millman
I read a lot of articles on the internet. In fact, the last book I read was a re-read of Anne Lamott's Bird by Bird. Not surprisingly it was an article that reminded me of how that book inspired me to write more. Usually by Wednesday, I've sent a number of emails to clients and colleagues with a list of links that remind me of them. So, [...]
I live in Foodie-Ville. Sonoma County, California is known for its access to the world's most beautiful, biodynamic, Demeter-approved, organic, humanely-produced, preciously prepared and ingested culinary perfection. So I'm accustomed to seeing lots of social media food porn. But really, how many pictures can we take of pizza, pasta, [...]
“Everybody has their own America, and then they have pieces of a fantasy America that they think is out there but they can’t see. So the fantasy corners of America, you’ve pieced them together from scenes in movies and music and lines from books. And you live in your dream America that you’ve custom-made from art and schmaltz and [...]
Life has a funny way of sneaking up on you. Whether it's getting to the taxes that you filed an extension for, touching up the roots on your do, or finally getting the house painted after many years of hemming and hawing about costs and colors...time marches on. So with no excuses, only time passing, I am back to my blog here at [...]
The art of Scott Scheidly seems apropos of wishing our readers a Happy Valentine's Day. May your hearts grow loveliness today and always. See more work by Scott Scheidly at Hi*Fructose.