Design Your Own Recyclable, Writable Wallet

By | September 17, 2010 at 5:39 pm | One comment

It isn't too often that someone provides you with a blank canvas and says, "create," "design," or "express yourself!" Especially when it comes to wallets. If you're like me, wallets generally bring out the practical attributes of your "inner retail shopper," causing you to...

Posted in: Art, Mindful Lifestyle, Responsible Fashion

Awaiting Equinox

By | September 12, 2010 at 1:22 pm | No comments

Photo by Merry Wilson As leaves tremble shimmering in dressy hues of death and cling through drying, the weakening flow of sap and at last, when the breeze is exactly right, fall in spiraling dance, lovely twists and turns, to rest between the gnarling feet...

Posted in: Fiction


By | September 5, 2010 at 3:55 pm | No comments

Photo by Dr Cullen via flickr Toothbrush tip peeking from a jacket pocket. Multi-knife heft on left belt side, knurled spun-metal mini light balances the right, spare socks, t-shirts, blacks and olive drabs rolled and tamped down in a dusty rucksack - side pockets...

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March Came Softly

By | August 29, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 3 comments

Photo by DMF Photography via flickr March came softly, no lion in winter and I knew dragon’s breath shrouded the canal the green sigh of photosynthesis enveloping secret narratives swallowing grief welcoming odes to joy infrequently as joy comes best in small...

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‘Bag Monster’ Raises Awareness of Plastic Pollution

By | August 25, 2010 at 2:40 pm | No comments

Photo by BagMonster via flickr Surrounded by mounds of bags, a sign that reads, "Don't Feed The Monster," and wearing a slick suit made of plastic bags, the 'Bag Monster' makes himself at home on a busy Seattle street to educate the public about the adverse effects of...

Posted in: Art, Mindful Lifestyle, Politics

Sustainable Art Gallery Opens in California

By | June 28, 2010 at 4:49 pm | No comments

With the environment in mind, Re-Gallery specializes in artifacts made from re- claimed materials which are re-visioned and re-purposed to create sustainable art. Ranging from sculptures made of scrap wood to jewelry made from watch parts and handbags made from discarded...

Posted in: Art

‘Bold Native’ Premieres in Los Angeles

By | June 17, 2010 at 2:21 pm | One comment

Crest Theatre for the Premiere of 'Bold Native.' Photo by Nicole Schlosser. Open Road Films debuted Bold Native, its labor of love, on Wednesday, June 16 at the Majestic Crest Theatre in Los Angeles. The piece bravely explores the territory of animal activism and those...

Posted in: Art

“Skin” Flick Premiere Exposes Fur Trade

By | June 11, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 4 comments

Attorney, Shannon Keith at the premiere of her film Skin Trade. Photo by Tuesday Phillips. An enthusiastic crowd of animal rights activists and curious filmgoers gathered at The Majestic Crest Theatre in Los Angeles for an Animal Rescue Media and Education (ARME) benefit...

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Jack Johnson Pioneers Eco-Touring

By | June 8, 2010 at 7:12 pm | One comment

With the release of Jack Johnson’s new album, “To The Sea” and his upcoming tour, he has focused on keeping it green. Johnson produced his album and will be hosting his concert with an eco-friendly theme, focusing on minimizing the environmental impact of his...

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Thinking Inside the Booth

By | May 24, 2010 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments

Two innovative designers, Nathan Lee and Trevor Coghill of Contexture Design, have taken a phone booth that was on its way to the landfill and transformed it into an adaptable dwelling with a statement about homelessness. With the increase of homelessness in recent years,...

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