If 2012 has taught me anything, it’s that being alive is not a right or a given. Spend your life doing something you love.
Author Archives: kristen
An excerpt from a letter F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote to his 11 year old daughter at camp. Funny how almost 80 years later it is still so applicable. “Things not to worry about: Don’t worry about popular opinion Don’t worry about dolls Don’t worry about the past Don’t worry about the future Don’t worry about [...]
This year we sadly weren’t interviewed by an Asian television crew, but one of our pictures did make it on the Gothamist website! I’m happy we did because it was Lauren’s first Mermaid Parade. This woman at the parade is my hero – I hope I still get out and about like she does at [...]
This post is adapted from an email I sent to a lucky few yesterday and thought was worth posting for more people to see: “The elections are coming soon and I know not everyone’s been overwhelmed by Obama, but I found a cool campaign called 90 Days, 90 Reasons that reviews what he’s done over [...]
Loovveeee this mashup! Definitely helped me get through my 13 hour workday on Sunday! (P.S. I’m now working a few days a week at the Mulberry Project – stop by and say hi!)
Ashley Judd on women in the media: “That women are joining in the ongoing disassembling of my appearance is salient. Patriarchy is not men. Patriarchy is a system in which both women and men participate. It privileges, inter alia, the interests of boys and men over the bodily integrity, autonomy, and dignity of girls and [...]
One of my absolute favorite magazines of all time is National Geographic. Fuck Vogue, W, Cosmo, etc. – you got nothing on nature and science.
Interesting article about how we really use our time, and the quote is food for thought: “Change your language. Instead of saying “I don’t have time” try saying “it’s not a priority,” and see how that feels. Often, that’s a perfectly adequate explanation. I have time to iron my sheets, I just don’t want to. But [...]
So imaginative, beautiful, and perfectly executed. Bravo Cartier!
“I am dressed up for the theater, of my life, everyday.” I cannot express through this post how inspiring and fantastic these women are. They are so confident and wise and within this 4 minute video I wanted to list at least a dozen quotes from the various women! And the greatest compliment that I’ve [...]