Shapes Blanket

Loving this Shapes Blanket by Lisa Congdon.

The Beauty of Not Knowing

I got to experience this talk live, this past summer at the wonderful Do Lectures. Thank you internet for letting me watch it again. Duke is a wonderful human. Such a beautiful concept of embracing the beauty of not knowing but recognizing it feeling right.

The Heart

“The Heart that gives, gathers.”
— Tao Te Ching

Tiny S’mores

I was gifted a tiny wooden box with everything you need to make tiny S’mores. I can’t get over the cuteness. My kids will lose their minds when we dig in.

Salt & Pepper Box


Now this is a Salt & Pepper Mill I can get behind.

Digital Detox

I honestly think this piece of wood in the shape of a phone could help me do a digital detox. Just like so many of you, I am addicted to my phone.

Waikiki No. 4

Love this print by Max Wanger called Waikiki No. 4.

Who’s She?

A version of “Guess Who?” that only features women who have changed the world: Who’s She? LOVE this!

Salty

I am loving this modern take on a salt cellar, called Salty.

Independent Maker Gift Guide

Consider this my partially crowd-sourced gift guide for the 2018 holidays. Click through to see the whole thread. It’s on fire. So many independent maker gems.

And please, consider supporting small businesses. There is so much good juju in these labors of love.

If you’re not a Twitter person, please add your favorite independent shop/maker in a comment below.

We All Have Hurt Someone

“we all have hurt someone tremendously. whether by intent or accident. we have all loved someone tremendously. whether by intent or accident. it is an intrinsic human trait. and a deep responsibility. i think. to be an organ and a blade. but. learning to forgive ourselves and others because we have not chosen wisely is what makes us most human. we make horrible mistakes. it’s how learn. we breathe love. it’s how we learn. and it is inevitable. ”
– nayyirah waheed

Automatic Adding Machine (1950s)


Completely in love with this Automatic Adding Machine from the 1950s! Long live analog!

Unequal Scenes

Unequal Scenes is an unsettling photo series portraying scenes of urban inequality.

(via Dense Discovery)

Who Am I?

I am intrigued by this guided journal with psychological exercises to develop self-understanding. Who Am I, by School of Life.

Rules for Online Sanity

Loving these rules for Online Sanity put together by Kai Brach. If you’re not subscribing to his newsletter Dense Discovery, you’re missing out. Super thoughtful and full of delight. Here’s the newsletter I found this gem in.

Elizabeth Streb Defies Gravity

Two weeks ago I had the wonderful pleasure to sit next to Elizabeth Streb at a dinner party. She told me she was an extreme action specialist who flies. I couldn’t help but tilt my head to the side and say “Tell me more!” Luck has it, she talked about her quest of defying gravity in this wonderful TED talk.

What an incredible woman! Check out her company Streb.

Good Morning

How would you like your eggs this morning?

Trust Your Body

“trust your body
it reacts to right and wrong
better than your mind does
it is speaking to you”
— Rupi Kaur

Material Dock

Wow, now this is a stylish way to charge your Apple devices. Well done, studio neat.

Color Wheel Socks

These Color Wheel Socks make me so very happy.

Aphorisms on Kindness

“We can be kind and successful, kind and exciting, kind and wealthy and kind and potent. Kindness is a virtue awaiting our rediscovery and our renewed, un-conflicted appreciation.”
Aphorisms on Kindness

One’s Own World

“To create one’s own world takes courage.”
— Georgia O’Keeffe

This Winter Coat! OMG!

This sculptural winter coat by Moncler stopped me in my tracks. There’s also a dress that goes with it. I love EVERYTHING about this!

Attention: You Are Wonderful

A guerrilla art series of unexpected sayings on metal street signs, installed in public spaces. Love this project by April Soetarman. She is running a Kickstarter so you can get your own sign, here.