Friday, May 27, 2011
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There are some cool things happening in Santa Cruz. Local one-man shop, Strawfoot Handmade, is making some fantastic bags from canvas, leather, and reclaimed things like pendleton blankets. I am looking to pick up one of his camera bags to support the cause.
Check out this pic snapped by an airplane passenger, Stephanie Gordon, on her iPhone as she flew into Palm Beach, FL this morning. From the last flight of Space Shuttle Endeavor. She posted it on Twitter and a few hours later had quite the new following of fans.
For all its blessings, one of the great tragedies of urban life is that we’ve lost the granularity of nature, the calm of the countryside, the quiet details of the soil after rain or a tree’s cracked bark or the soft glimmer of a summer field. That’s exactly what you’ll find in illustrator Nigel Peake‘s new book, In The Wilds — a lovely collection of hand-drawn illustrations that capture the near-forgotten charm of rural life.