Monthly Archives: August 2012

Death, for the Eco-Conscious

Leave it to my rational younger brother (he’s a tech entrepreneur, after all) to find a reasonable, eco-friendly solution for the death of everyone in my family (and no, it’s not as ominous as it sounds): Let us be trees! … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Chance Encounters

It used to be the norm for strangers to talk to one another on the street, hold doors for one another, chat in line at the bank. Now, given the proliferation of technological devices at our disposal, we seldom look … Continue reading

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Why We Travel—A Photographic Journey

This is one of my favorite images from this year’s National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. Elephants have been on my mind a lot lately for some reason, so no surprise this is my favorite of the bunch. I’m still awaiting … Continue reading

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The Collective: Annie Katsura Rollins

‘The Collective: Interviews’ continues this week with the illustrious Annie Katsura Rollins. Annie and I met nearly two decades ago on a flight to Beijing, China. We were students in the same high school study abroad program. We became instant friends, … Continue reading

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The Reformation: Reforming Fashion

A guilty admission for someone on an eco-conscious bender: I love to shop. But there is nothing better than scoring a unique vintage (and thus: eco-friendly!) find at a foreign vintage emporium (like at Lisbon’s A Outre Face da Lua … Continue reading

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