Being Rare is a Superpower

Hillary Wool is a multifaceted woman, with many talents and titles. She is a New Yorker, a management consultant, an “adaptive adventurer,” a model, a dog mom, a traveller, and, above all else, rare. “It’s such a superpower to be rare,” she says, “as hard as it may be.”  This past year, Hillary, like many […]

Posted On: 2021-07-02

When Shit Hits the Fan, Get Busy Livin’

  Brian DeMatteo was on cloud nine.  He had recently sold his tech company and was semi-retired after years of working too hard. Pondering his next move, Brian walked along a beach – familiar territory, as he was an avid surfer. Life was good and full of possibilities, but tragically it ‘turned on a dime’. […]

Posted On: 2021-06-04

Creating Your Own Way

Lisa Wirkus is a powerful woman. She knows who she is and where she is going. She has always been strong. She has had to be. Since birth, she has dealt with a hereditary bone disease that caused progressive hearing loss, resulting in total deafness in her mid-twenties. Assertive and inquisitive as a child, her […]

Posted On: 2021-05-07

Not Giving In or Giving Up

Jennifer “Lizzie” MacDonald is clear that she is not conventional when it comes to societal norms. She is not afraid to feel her feelings, including sadness, frustration, and pain. “There will always be a struggle in life,” she says. I am not going to give in or give up, but show up each morning and […]

Posted On: 2021-04-01

Embracing the Storm

Blasted by severe wind gusts and sideways rain, Mel Nicholls feels most alive and passionate. She is an outdoor girl, and always has been. Intuitively, and especially in these conditions, she understands her insignificance in comparison to the natural forces around her. But, at the same time, is infused with life energy that flows amongst […]

Posted On: 2021-03-05

Finding the Mystery and Goodness in Life

Over the years as a photographer, John Fago has visited many countries, seeking and seeing people and places, familiar and unfamiliar. Images and text tell the story of countries, and individuals who live unique and enriched lives. The viewer transcends barriers erected by time and space and can clearly see the paradox that each person […]

Posted On: 2021-02-08