human spirit

Haitian Beauty

Photographer Tao Ruspoli just returned from six days in Haiti with Artists for Peace and Justice. His beautiful and haunting images not only show how dire the living conditions were in this tiny country even before they were hit with the earthquake, but the incredible spirit of the Haitian people as well.  If you’re moved...

Holiday Gift Guide #5: An Education

There is a good chance if you’re reading this that you don’t really “need” anymore stuff. The friends and family you’re buying gifts for this year most likely have their basic needs covered. Why not give the gift of education to some excited kids in Kenya and El Salvador in their names? This past weekend...

Holiday Gift Guide #1: We Feel Fine

At a recent conference, I met web design pioneer Joshua Davis and kicked myself for feeling like such a giddy/geeky teenager (he did admit that he wasn’t accustomed to female groupies). I imagine I would feel the same if I were to meet digital artist, Jonathan Harris. I so admire what he has been creating...

Road Trip Revisited

This post is equally applauding the work of Scottish photographer David Eustace and the concept behind The Anthropologist. Eustace took his daughter Rachel on a right-of-passage road trip across the western US and documented every bit of it. The Anthropologist posted the gorgeous resulting images and tender reflections. I am completely enamoured of The Anthropologist’s...