I am exploring partnerships with independent bookstores, cafes, and environmentally inclined native brands. The chain of human connectivity and support is heartening. It reminds me that there is little that we do alone - every accomplishment is the effort of many.
I've been looking for harmony for a long long time, High rises hide it; trees share it, but they aren't always around (increasingly so); the sea makes me long for it. Everything has only but added to my cellular memory of it. I have finally started to understand where to find harmony, and am now learning the way--the way to it. Join me in harmony.
Binding, a book and a life both rely on this process. Reflect, choose, and be patient is what I have learned works. Our choices have implications on us and on every being and object we are connected to.
Respect is not reverence or admiration, it is the acknowledgment of a separate life with its own need for fulfilment. It is at the heart of love. It makes us capable of caring for the wellbeing of another, and it includes the for, the to, and the from.
INK- It tells the story but it also adds to global warming. Soybean oil based inks, free of VOCs, no hydrocarbons, with vegetable extracts, zero emission, biodegradable- my list was long and I couldn't check off all boxes. Read a little about the mark that ink leaves on our culture and the planet.
Trees preserve us, we rely on them, we belong to the same ecosystem, yet we forget and ignore, and glance right past when they are being cut indiscriminately. The joke will be on us, when trees survive the effects of global warming, and we perish in natural calamities.
When we choose a perspective we take a stand. It's up to us to do it consciously, moving beyond prejudice and conditioning.
Meet the feeling, our third protagonist. You can't touch it, you can't hear it, you can't see it, you can't understand it. You can only feel it.
We wanted Obi, the second protagonist to be ordinary, someone or something that is easy to ignore, and yet has tremendous character. That's why we chose a dot, a little speck of dust. Look for him under a sunbeam.
Originally, we had chosen to represent a dog from a different breed, but for a good reason, we decided that Kyo should represent a Beagle. Enjoy meeting Kyo and reading about his Beagle personality.