When things are made in the past, trading in them is much better for a world in crisis than manufacturing new things. That’s why antiques and vintage are on the rise.
This is not a re-branding, I’m still doing the same essays, art, and vintage selling. It’s just a re-naming, to Lady Virginia Vintage.
Americans are good on the “thoughts and prayers” thing. Also not so bad about digging in for the 10-buck donation. But otherwise, we don’t really care. Really.
I gave up air travel 27 years ago. I’ve seen plenty of the world since then and have barely scratched the surface.
In a time when earth has been subject to the triumph of scientism and capitalism, Pope Francis’s climate encyclical is a liberating game-changer.
The push to consume has replaced other values, to our peril. But many of us are shaking the scales from our eyes and beginning to change for the better.