Communication Notebook

Photo: Oaxaca Foamboard Never let the lyric get in the way of the groove. – Maurice White, cited by Allee Willis If you want to change the way people think, you can educate them, brainwash them, bribe them, drug them. Or you can teach them a few carefully chosen new words with the power to …

Beauty Notebook

Photo The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. – Eleanor Roosevelt Go to the ugliest or most forlorn place you know — a drugstore parking lot, the front porch of a crack house, a toxic waste dump, or the place that symbolizes your secret shame — and build a …

Travel Notebook

Photo: Subaru Aquarium From our growing collection of notebooks, collections of fave quotes: Whenever I prepare for a journey I prepare as though for death. Should I never return, all is in order. This is what life has taught me. – Katherine Mansfield The only question to ask before visiting a place is whether the …

Death Notebook

Photo: Ayöök Ceramics, Postcard Fave quotes about death and dying A colleague of mine described Día de los Muertos as ‘the only time during the year when the veil that separates our world from the next is lifted.’ – Joshua Berman, Día de los Muertos: What I’ve learned about Day of the Dead (so far) …

Solutions Notebook

Photo: Las Vegas Ride Share Imagination Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions. – Albert Einstein For a relationship to stay alive, love alone is not enough. Without imagination, love stales into sentiment, duty, and boredom. Intimacy fails not because we have stopped loving but because we first stopped imagining. – …

Sustainability Notebook

Photo Quotes about sustainability A garden is never so good as it will be next year. – Thomas Cooper The planet is what makes us profitable. We cannot be sustainable if we cannot support the planet. – Whistler Mayor Ken Melamed, fresh from a trip to a sustainability conference in Sweden, Pique News Magazine What …

Notebooks

Poster Some of our favorite quotes: Beauty Notebook Communication Notebook Desert Notebook Food Notebook Love Notebook Death Notebook Peace Notebook Pronoia Notebook Mexico Notebook Learning Notebook Ethics Notebook Solutions Notebook Sports Notebook Sustainability Notebook Travel Notebook Wilderness Notebook Embedded Tweets There are 2 kinds of people in this world:– people who buy one notebook at …

Love Notebook

Poster:  Fall in Love What does your heart say? – Mixteco greeting (Na ca anun) Ma sa sa’ laa ch’ool (mah sah sah laa ch’ohl) (literally, is there happiness in your heart?) Sa in ch’ oo’ (sah een ch’ohl), (Yes, my heart is happy.) – Maya Q’eqchi Expression, Belize This eye looks with love This …

Peace Notebook

Power to the peaceful. – Spearhead We say we want peace, but nobody wants to change their own mind. – Michael Franti and Spearhead, Yell Fire There is no path to peace. Peace is the path. (No hay camino para la paz, la paz es el camino.) – Mahatma Gandhi El respeto al derecho ajeno es la paz. (Respect …

Mexico Notebook

Photo: Venus Many books have been written about Mexico under the guise of ‘guidebooks’ that, in reality, are nothing more than compilations of hotels, restaurants and nightclubs, along with a few tips about where to buy authentic handicrafts that almost look as if they came from Mexico and not Taiwan … These books don’t guide …