“dark side of the lens” by Mickey Smith if i only scrape a living, at least it’s a living worth scraping.
the reason i’m so bad at keeping up with current events is because of a few factors: 1. all the negative things happening in the world tend to be a little too depressing for me to read all the time and i start to lose hope in humanity. 2. it takes me a really long time to get through all the news everyday. i can’t just skim through the headlines to get an idea of what’s...
i just spent two and a half hours looking at photos of celebrity kids. it all started with this lovely little family: and ended with this lovely family (minus the twins): i love how both families practice the buddy system at all times and everyone always looks so happy. but i’m not sure why/how i got sucked into a black hole of paparazzi photos of celebrity children…
Men are taught to apologise for their weaknesses, women for their strengths.– Lois Wyse
the creative juices are dried up.
i think—especially within our generation— the art of writing is...– Sola Biu.
sometimes life gets to be a little overwhelming. all the day to day requirements to survive can become tiresome and monotonous. a never-ending “to do” list that can never be completed. the ability to think positive seems a thing of the past, laid to rest with the innocence of childhood. but many times all one really needs to do is: just breathe.
in which, Bono (of U2 fame) writes about the progress of the Millenium Development Goals instituted in 2000 by the United Nations: ”We have to know where we are to know how far we’ve left to go.” we’ve only got five years left to make it all happen.
reMade USA. →
an eco-friendly, socially conscious company that makes upcycled leather bags. (*Upcycling is the process of taking what is essentially waste and making something that is more desirable and of greater value.)
i fall asleep to the sound of rats running in the walls now. my dreams are uncomfortable, yet forgotten upon waking.
seventeen things to do before the big 3-0:
(in no specific order) -develop a taste for black coffee. -sit front row at NYFW. -star in a feature film. -publish something. -learn French. -be ok with waking up before noon. -write and act in a film. -plant a tree in Haiti. -pay off the ol’ credit card(s). -illustrate and write a children’s book. -knit a sweater. -take a vocal lesson or two. -live in one place for...
in life as in dance: Grace glides on blistered feet.– alice.abrams
Kingston Rossdale (the raddest 4-year old around) →
onyx feather. →
a socially responsible modern-vintage jewelry line. (beautiful jewelry for a beautiful cause)
i’m super into fashion labels’ collections videos right now.
Create your own visual style…let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable...– Winston Churchill
driving for the first time in 5 months feels so wrong, yet so right.
there’s something so exciting, yet so tiresome about moving. a new place means new adventures and new memories, new friends and new discoveries. it’s a fresh start at life in a sense, but it just takes so long to get there. lots of hard work and manual labor, sleepless nights on deflating mattresses, and few moments of cleanliness sprinkled over the course of one long drawn out week. i just want...