This week’s Country Roads trend had me thinking backwards…
To a time where gates were seldom and untouched land was vast… where neighbors shared open doors and landline telephones still gave their distinct rings from kitchen walls.
I think of home. I think of the old dirt road I grew up on… in the Redwood forest… where my closest friends were my ponies and my imagination. Read more »
The best of friends are those that pass along good art, and wise words.
In this case, the name Joni Sternbach was introduced to my daily perusing through a dear friend. Peruse and pursue I did, and what I found was nothing short of breathtaking. Joni’s Surfland collection immediately blew my mind, the entirety in tin type process. Read more »
One of my favorite things about traveling is watching people. My senses on high alert, I always find myself picking up on pieces of conversation, watching peoples’ facial expressions and movements, wondering who they are and what they’re doing. Traveling forces you to step outside of your everyday “bubble,” and you notice more. No longer a part of the pack that’s rushing to go to work or catch the subway, you’re a bystander, standing still as the world moves around you at its same hurried pace. It’s one of my favorite feelings — almost like you’re invisible, just a tiny spec in a sea of people and lights and movement. Read more »
“When you feel in your gut what you are and then dynamically pursue it – don’t back down and don’t give up – then you’re going to mystify a lot of folks.” – Bob Dylan
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Simplicity. Even the word seems to bring an immediate sense of calm over me. Read more »
This is a guest post by Johnie Gall of DirtbagDarling.com. Read more »
I always love looking at the behind the scenes photos from our catalog shoots, and this month I was especially excited to get a glimpse at Tokyo. Read more »
As the warm summer breeze gives way to the cooler, crisp air of fall, changes in nature occur noticeably around us. Read more »
I spent last weekend on Long Island, where I grew up. Yesterday, as I was preparing for my drive back down to Philly, my sister asked me if I wanted to join her for a walk. “It doesn’t have to be long,” she said. “I just need to be outside.” And so we walked. Read more »
“The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you.” -Lost In Translation Read more »
“This was the wonderful thing about strangers. They were big blank pieces of paper, you could draw whatever you like on their impressionable surfaces.” –Janet Fitch. Read more »