Tuesday, September 28, 2010

the disposable memory project

"we're leaving disposable cameras around the world. people are picking them up, taking a few photos and passing them on, eventually returning home - so we can tell their stories."


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Monday, September 27, 2010

substance + style | invisible children

"credit isn't the point. change is." | seth gondin

"i'm frequently asked why onyx feather supports invisible children. the short answer: they are brilliant storytellers, who not only innovatively disperse a message we need to hear, but also lead by example by taking the first steps to make a difference. it’s explained in detail on the about and mission pages of the onyx feather website.

proceeds from each piece of jewelry sold go to the legacy scholarship fund; this provides a full-ride, merit-based scholarship and mentoring for each student that goes through the program. for detailed information on this program i recommend checking out the ic legacy scholarship fund page."

here are the statistics of children currently supported by this program:
• 45% of students are girls; 55% are boys
• 91% of students are orphans
• 26.1% of students are orphans because of HIV/AIDS
• 23.9% of students are orphans due to war
• 5.5% of students are members of child-headed families
• 4.3% of students are child mothers
• 13.7% of students have been abducted by the LRA at least once

"makes you think right?"

thank you: wit and delight
onyx feather blog
onyx feather website

Monday, September 20, 2010

Sixty Morning Walks


Select an image to embark on a walk:
Sixty Morning Walks

Andy Fitch

Sunday, September 19, 2010

"March to Keep Fear Alive"

"America, the Greatest Country God ever gave Man, was built on three bedrock principles: Freedom. Liberty. And Fear -- that someone might take our Freedom and Liberty. But now, there are dark, optimistic forces trying to take away our Fear -- forces with salt and pepper hair and way more Emmys than they need. They want to replace our Fear with reason. But never forget -- "Reason" is just one letter away from "Treason." Coincidence? Reasonable people would say it is, but America can't afford to take that chance."

Stephen Colbert 
March to Keep Fear Alive is a rally promoted by Stephen Colbert scheduled to take place on October 30, 2010, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

"...we're looking for those people. [...] who feel that the loudest voices shouldn't be the only ones that get heard."
Rally to Restore Sanity

Friday, September 17, 2010

"I intend to travel and write."

Ernest Hemingway

“The blue-backed notebooks, the two pencils and the pencil sharpener ( a pocket knife was too wasteful), the marble-topped tables, the smell of cafe cremes, the smell of early morning sweeping out and mopping and luck were all you needed.” -The Moveable Feast

One of Hemingway's first notebooks. Made in 1908 while he was in elementary school.

"I intend to travel and write."

There has hardly been a more passionate devotee of the pocket notebook than Ernest Hemingway. “I belong to this notebook and this pencil,” he declared. The writer filled notebook after notebook, famously penning new story ideas in the cafes of Paris.
But Hemingway’s notebooks didn’t just come out at the cafes; he brought them on all his travels and adventures, jotting down notes wherever he was-a bar, a train, a bullfight. He was a keen observer of life, trying to capture the richness and texture of his experiences. He stored sights, sounds, and smells away for future use when they would reemerge as vivid passages in his short stories and novels.

all from: 
the art of manlinesss

Tuesday, September 14, 2010


in Juneau, Alaska

via: JWE‏

Monday, September 6, 2010

September in Paris


"Everyone returns en masse to the city - after a long summer of lazing on the beach, the locals are back, bronzed and ready for action.http://www.shakespeareandcompany.com/images/020303011.png
This month Paris regains its literary persona: La rentrée is also la rentrée littéraire and all French publishers release a spate of new books ... There will be 701 titles published (85 first novels) with particular hype around the new Michel Houellebecq, Virginie Despentes, Amélie Nothomb, Olivier Adam and Philippe Claudel books. In celebration of all the literary flurry, listen to FestivalandCo's podcasts now up on our site at www.festivalandco.com and see interviews with the authors chez Roederer. Come and get a copy of Shakespeare and Company's The Paris Magazine, only available at the bookshop - have an initial browse on the new website www.parismagazine.org"