Crow Thief

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Crow Thief is simply the epiphany of high-quality clothing. Walking into the store I was greeted by the beautiful and talented Melissa, owner and designer of Crow Thief. She began to describe the journey… Continue reading

Born that way

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“I’m single because I was born that way.” – Mae West

Where Brazil began

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I decided to talk about my hometown today, Salvador-Bahia-Brazil. While living in Brazil, I was fortunate to go to other cities but Salvador has its unique essence. I will start with some background… Continue reading

Make things happen

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    ” It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” – Leonardo… Continue reading

What one can do with a pencil

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I was looking for something interesting to post today and while surfing the web I came across this beautiful image of what seemed like a girl in an almost state of ecstasy taking… Continue reading

Bettie Page

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The original pin-up girl and an American idol, Bettie Page certainly left a mark on American culture with her unique style. Bettie became the “Queen of Pin-ups” through her modeling career during the 1950’s.… Continue reading

And the result of the election is……

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PROBLEM : ” American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at driver’s licence age than at voting age.” – Marshall McLuhan   BUT :   ” Every election is determined by the… Continue reading

Introducing: Carolina Fontoura Alzaga

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CAROLINA (Caro) FONTOURA ALZAGA is a multidisciplinary artist with a penchant for repurposing castoff materials and exploring socio-political themes. Hailing from Mexico, Brazil, and USA, Caro’s Work is informed by her lifelong movement between… Continue reading

The Last Lecture

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On September 18, 2007, professor Randy Pausch stepped in front of an audience of 400 people at Carnegie Mellon University to deliver a last lecture called “Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams.” With slides… Continue reading

Make Good

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Recently I visited Make Good, a unique store consisting of local artisans, designers, and crafters from San Diego and Tijuana. Make Good currently features handcrafted items from over 120 local artists, approximately 35 are jewelry makers. Make… Continue reading