I habitually curate people's passion projects, trades and crafts. Seeing people realize their purpose sets my heart on fire, so I bookmark these discoveries to look back on another day, to study and celebrate—their expressions of willpower, of faith and bravery sent out into the world. These are finds I want to keep, but not to myself. There are plenty where these came from and I'll continue to grow this page with the stories of others.
The Important Places
Forest grew up in the mountains of western North Carolina where he and his siblings explored on foot, bike and kayak, catching crawfish and building forts; a clan tutored in the education of the outdoors. When Forest rediscovered the poem, he was living in Brooklyn, far from the woods of his youth and his father, and beginning to feel less invincible. When he found the poem, he says, it felt prophetic...
Scripture is God-breathed and true. When we memorize it, we carry the gospel with us wherever we go.
The River and The Wall
A FEATURE DOCUMENTARY | COMING 2019
The 1,200-mile journey starts at the Texas, Mexico, and New Mexico intersection where the Rio Grande River is diverted into an irrigation canal. During the journey, the crew will meet with Border Patrol, wildlife biologists, ranchers, politicians, farmers, and locals encountered along the way. The team's goal is to experience the rugged and wild river valley before a border wall is built, to meet the people, see the wildlife, and try to understand the complexities of immigration, the efficacy or impotence of a potential border wall, and its impacts to wildlife.
For those of you who don’t know, Modern Huntsman is a biannual publication for like-minded conservationists, creatives, and outdoor enthusiasts. Born out of frustration with the way hunting is often misrepresented today, this publication is told from the perspective of hunting purists and the diplomatically-minded, unaltered by the skews of mainstream media, corporate interests, or misinformed emotional rants…
Darling exists to redefine beauty and empower women. We make media that matters by discussions topics of substance, speaking out on matters of significance, and by never retouching the women that appear in our magazine.