the moral wardrobe: evening light

Today was hot, so-hot-you-can't-breathe hot. But the evening light was beautiful, so I took my outfit photos then spent a few minutes photographing light through leaves, berries hidden on trees, and exuberant branches, heavy with new life.May has been a busy month and it looks like the days aren't slowing down. Daniel and I went…

the moral wardrobe: simple black & gray

^ I was looking at a birdThis week has alternated between humid, intense heat and summer-like storms. I love it! Reminds me of Florida. Since all my grad student friends, including my husband, are finally free of their academic duties, we've been doing lots of celebrating: dinner parties, Mexican food, horror movie night. It makes…

12 months, 12 goals february wrap up

Phew! I'm a little behind on the 12 Months, 12 Goals posts.Last month was all about shopping local to save resources and support ethical retailers in my community. Since I stopped most unnecessary spending, it was pretty easy to meet my goal on accident! I purchased products at or perused: Java Java, a fair trade,…

12 months, 12 goals: shop local

Shopping locally contributes to ethical living in several ways: 1. by supporting local businesses, you contribute to your local economy and culture, 2. you reduce fossil fuel usage and waste since retail items are shipped in bulk to the store rather than to individual homes, 3. you have more opportunities to promote and support fair…