To be “always in discovery mode”, to “carry with us no rigid ideas about what is interesting”, to consider the “worthwhile dilemmas”. How to cultivate the time and space for a discovery state of mind? The tools must be personal, and natural.
TIL certain sunscreens are likely harmful to coral reefs. Wish I’d known this a month ago… Go for a physical sunscreen instead of a chemical one. Physical sunscreens can be less cosmetically preferable, need to be reapplied often, and can leave a white-ish cast, but they are usually gentler on skin and – here’s the kicker – are much less likely to kill oceanic critters.
Listen to Glad Hand album by Be Kind (Bandcamp)
Sunday listening. What talented dudes.
Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens
- Felting needles for invisibly repairing holes in wool
- Jim Lahey’s No Knead Pizza Dough recipe
- A sturdy, diner-style black mug I long-term borrowed from Bob’s at Colby College; the handle fits all four fingers
Detail from a graphite drawing completed late last year
Made a visual inventory of the fish we saw in Belize. The music is “Surfboard” by the excellent Roberto Menescal. Filmed by Brett and me, edited inexpertly by me. Watch video (Vimeo)