Escaping the Barcode

What a great image for this year’s Buy Nothing Day.  I think I’ll start today. You may also like:How to Make a Giant Magical Paper Flower Poppy Garden Diaries and the Wild Mind: How to Start (or Re-start) a Journal Habit Knit Graffiti, Yarn Bombing, And Other Dangerous Hobbies Infographic: …

The Picture Book Proclamation: Lessons for Life from a Favorite Form

I can’t stop thinking about the recent Picture Book Proclamation, penned by Mac Barnett, and signed by many of my favorite writers/artists/illustrators.  This is an inspired statement toward the defense and reclamation of a book and art form that will always influence my life.  But much of the advice herein …

Grow With the Flow–Pee On Earth Day is June 21st

Start drinking water, friends–Pee-On-Earth Day  is coming fast!  On June 21st (also the Solstice, of course) people across the hemisphere will be celebrating the clean, phosphorous and nitrogen rich liquid we produce every day.   Green design theorist, William McDonough (coauthor of the iconic Cradle to Cradle:  Remaking the Way We …