Toasting a woman who taught me to embrace both kale and gratitude.
At the moment, I mean in this moment right now I am repeating to myself: isuckisuckisuckisuck a mantra I would like to backspace right now. But then I’d be lying. I’ve written two blogposts in the the last month. Didn’t manage to make them perfect so they are still in drafts. Most days I wake … Continue reading
Today I leave for a year in China. I don’t know how I feel exactly, although I am pretending to be brave but I know that what I’m facing is so little compared to what is on the plates of others. All around me are examples of 30-something’s courage, from Marcel Mettelsiefen (35) and his work … Continue reading
I cannot sit idly by. About 50 years ago, Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote a letter while being imprisoned in Birmingham. He was a year older than I am now. A year ago I was here: https://project1979.wordpress.com/2012/01/16/374/ And, of the many things that he wrote in that letter, I cannot sit idly by in Atlanta … Continue reading
http://handson.provocateuse.com I’m not good at future planning. I don’t plan at all. I don’t know what I’m doing tomorrow. I don’t have a day planner and I don’t have a diary. I completely live in the now, not in the past, not in the future. HEATH LEDGER (b.1979) photo@carla manno for One Day on Earth … Continue reading
Traveling back in time today. About a year ago I made this video: Here are some from around that time: (How many people have worn these pants since? (photo credit Kate Crafton) This last photo was taken almost exactly a year ago at a wedding for a dear friend. I reconnected with a bunch … Continue reading
Faces of project1979 returns with a trailblazer! First thing on the brain today: Susan. I haven’t technically interviewed her and might not get the chance but since it is my blog I get to bend the rules 🙂 Here’s a mention of her lovely self back in January: https://project1979.wordpress.com/2011/12/28/the-battles-three-women-inspire/ Susan came to Rome after I had done project1979 … Continue reading
Every Monday for awhile I will be posting a photo and a quote from the process this summer. I hope you enjoy! Working with Trey (USA/London) and Louisa (South Africa/London) on “Flashdance” Nothing is lost forever… It begins.
Photos better express the whirlwind week workshopping project1979 a the Indy Convergence: opening unexpected playful curious curious affectionate Words provided by four people sharing their thoughts of the experience so far. Please check out our campaign: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/101333
Will (William) Dewey is an old college friend. We met first semester there and it stuck. I’m lucky, so lucky that he took the time to enter into this email conversation with me. He’s about to embark on a tour to present his latest book The Homeland of Pure Joy. In short, he’s awesome. Could … Continue reading