To live in this world, you must be able to do three things

This is the poet, Mary Oliver's, take, on what those three things are. In Blackwater Woods Look, the trees are turning their own bodies into pillars of light, are giving off the rich fragrance of cinnamon and fulfillment, the long tapers of cattails are bursting and floating away over the blue shoulders of the ponds, … Continue reading To live in this world, you must be able to do three things

Wellness Reads: Humans of NY, a catalogue of human stories

I just picked up this brand new coffee table portrait collection at the library. Humans of New York is a 6 year old project of New York photographer Brandon Stanton. He takes people's pictures. The ordinary folk of New York City, where he lives. It began as a kind of census-taking. In images. He'd just moved to … Continue reading Wellness Reads: Humans of NY, a catalogue of human stories

The Life Changing Magic Of Eating Croissants In Bed

  It was a hideous pinky-purple with sponge-painted stars. The walls were plastered with quotes cut out from magazines that were haphazardly pasted out of context next to hundreds of photographs of friends and posters of punk bands and wakeboarding. There were at least 200 of those glow-in-the-dark-star and moon stickers on the ceiling, enough … Continue reading The Life Changing Magic Of Eating Croissants In Bed