black south african woman vintner
Great article in the NYTimes today about a black South African woman who came from Zuzuland to become a vintner. I liked the quote below. Kind of hits you between the eyes. “In the European style it’s about striving, the ‘me life,’ everything about me. In the village, it’s all about community.”
I loved this quote that my brother said to me this morning when were talking about Steve Jobs who is truly the industrialist of our generation. Henry Ford was the founder of the Ford Motor Company and the father of the modern assembly line and industrial automation. He famously said “If I’d have listened to my customers, I’d have given them a faster horse!”. Apple co-founder Steve Jobs once...
fred-wilson: takin VC money nice work smixx ...
Loving Britta Riley
How to Make a Window Garden, With Crowd-Sourced Advice By STEVEN KURUTZ Published: August 17, 2011 Britta Riley grew up on a ranch in Texas, so after four years of living in a one-bedroom apartment overlooking an airshaft, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, she felt deprived of nature. She decided to try growing food indoors, and three years ago began reading about hydroponic systems. “I got to visit...
Whether you are spending $20 or $2,000, you are supporting an artist in their...– Affordable art is the new reality - latimes.com For the record, art is very different than a microbrew. Something clearly was lost in translation there! (via jenbee)