"I felt unsure about what I wanted to do, so I made a list of things I never regret doing. I realized that I never regret spending time outside, traveling, and challenging myself, so I decided to hike. I don’t think any 90-year-old would look back on life and regret hiking the PCT."
Suddenly she spots, with delight, a whirling flock of goldfinches. “Look at these goldfinches - do you see?” she cries. “Goldfinches are the greatest little birds, because they build their nests in the spring, a long time after all the other birds do. They’re the last to settle down - they just fly around and they’re happy for a long time, and just sing and play. And only when it’s insanely late in the year, they kind of break down and build their nests. I love goldfinches,” she sighs, huddling tinily in the big car seat. “They’re my favorite bird.”
Donna Tartt interview by James Kaplan for Vanity Fair, September 1992
Elizabeth Beulah Ogle (1916–2007) preparing a warp for weaving at the Pi Beta Phi Settlement School’s Arrowcraft Shop in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA, in 1933
“Brooklyn-based Alicia Scardetta updates the wrapped, dreadlocks style of 1970s fiber-art superstar Sheila Hicks with a riot of neon hue”
Weaves on One Kings Lane Artisanal: Charming Cheerful and Handmade sale tonight! Hello 2014!