I have rented a car and will be driving from Rome to the hills of Abruzzo. Me, the woman who regularly sails by her own damn exit . . eep. I know, right? Lucky for me-- there will be some good company in the car to keep me calm and on the good red road.
As part of the workshop, Alena also has a number of fabulous interviews with some beloved creatives including: Ashley English Nicole McConville (managing editor at Lark Books) Gabriel Shaffer Nina Surel
"Invite imperfection. Know that the missteps and mistakes will become amusing anecdotes eventually and perhaps even teach you something further down the line or sooner, and that the places of wrongness and upset ultimately become the underpinnings of transformation." MAYA STEIN
We just ended our September gathering and, for me, it was truly the best experience I ever had. However, not everyone had a great time. Both of these statements are true.
Ha. As if. Five years of this has tumbled me like a rock. I am on completely new ground and have given over to living without expectations of the future. I could never have predicted any of this.
I'm not sure-- but the way I picture it is that somehow there is an intensity, a potent reduction sauce, as it were-- of amazing people; gorgeous, hand-made items all brought together for a very short amount of time (in an absolutely spectacular location) that results in something deeply good.Comments (3)
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