What I’m talking about when I talk about Gungor.
Have you heard the new album from Gungor-specifically the first song? Oh my. Beautiful people making a beautiful noise.
"THE PEACE OF WILD THINGS"
When despair for the world grows in me
and I wake in the night at the least sound
in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be,
I go and lie down where the wood drake
rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds.
I come into the peace of wild things
who do not tax their lives with forethought
of grief. I come into the presence of still water.
And I feel above me the day-blind stars
waiting with their light. For a time
I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.
— Wendell Berry
The anticipation of the newest Wes Anderson film, “Moonrise Kingdom”, has made me even crazier for any design with badges, nature elements, and warm colors. I’ve been involved in a lot of branding talks lately with co-workers and friends. You no longer have to be just a business to have a brand….
What if Democrats and Republicans were two wings of the same bird of prey? What if elections just provided the populace with meaningless participation in a process that validates an establishment that never meaningfully changes? What if we could do something about that?
For those who like Ron Paul, but think his foreign policy is a little ‘nutty’:
An economics professor at a local college made a statement that he had never failed a single student before, but had recently failed an entire class. That class had insisted that socialism worked and that no one would be poor and no one would be rich, a great equalizer…
"Murmuration" :: a chance encounter and shared moment with one of natures greatest and most fleeting phenomena (for when you begin to doubt there’s beauty in the world)