Artist Jim Bachor voluntarily fixes potholes around the streets of Chicago – by filling them in with cement and covering them with mosaic art. What a thoughtful way to create public art. A few favorites after the jump..
Artist Samantha Hahn, celebrates every stage of motherhood, in her new book, A Mother Is A Story: A Celebration of Motherhood. The collection, a series of exquisite watercolor illustrations, includes quotes on motherhood from Maya Angelou, Victor Hugo and more. A few of my favorites..
There is nothing greater than reading a novel, poem, article – anything really, and breathing the words so deeply, it’s as if your own soul has spoken. The urgency to bend pages, underline and highlight in an effort to remember – not just the words, but the feeling of being understood. It’s in those moments especially, that I’m in awe of just how powerful language can be.
One of my favorite excerpts, from a favorite classic..
I’m currently reading, Letter to My Daughter by Maya Angelou. Every single line touches my soul – her wisdom and talent is everything. A brief excerpt from the first chapter, “Home”..
Three years ago, photographer Sara Melotti. was working as a fashion photographer. It was around this time that she had a personal realization: “I realized the work I was producing was contributing to very unrealistic standards of beauty — killers of self-esteem — that made my friends and countless other women suffer.” With this realization, Quest for Beauty was born. The collection, which includes photographs and interviews with women from around the world, sends a powerful message of self-love. A few of her enchanting photos if you’d like to see..
I’m not a human
I am a dove
I’m your conscious
I am love
All I really need is to know that
To the man responsible for the soundtrack of my life.. RIP.