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Every Once In Awhile There Comes Along A Wedding Video So Fantastic It Makes You Want To Be Better At Making Wedding Videos

Case and point. I don’t know these people, but I am literally ecstatic that they’ve found each other.

The Wedding Video from Jesse Hicks on Vimeo.

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Things You Need: e. scott originals

Ship Pendant by e. scott

Not a day goes by that I don’t wish I could start my own business, set up my own shop, and sell the things I create. So it’s not surprising that I completely envy Boston’s Emily Scott, owner, founder, designer and creator of the e. scott originals jewelry line.

Trained at the North Bennet Street School, Scott “specializes in wearable, handmade, precious metal jewelry.” As you can tell from her pictures, she is very much inspired by nautical themes and Victorian aesthetics, however the custom aspect of her business promises the creation of “a wide range of jewelry made to be worn and loved.” Each piece is individually handmade, and in my opinion, really beautiful.

Personally, I’m drawn to the necklaces with the large pendants, and the really cool wide metal cuffs, but Emily also creates dazzling wedding bands, and can take anyone’s imaginative design and make it a reality.

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The Secret History of the World: One Big Mind Eff

In college it was required that I take a semester of Philosophy. I went to a public high school, and never forayed into such educational spheres, but I felt like I contemplated things enough in my own head to stay up with my class. I was wrong. My professor was some Ph.D candidate that liked to ride bicycles into cars to force people to go green or something, and he had extremely existential views on the world. One day I fell asleep while we were talking about that Plato cave business, and when I woke up some kid was all like “I see blue, and you see blue, but how do I know that your blue and my blue are the same.” Nonsense.

On the other side of things, I thoroughly enjoy talking about the history of religion. The Da Vinci Code, the Knights Templar, the Masons, etc. I think it’s intriguing. I’m a firm believer that religion has been interpreted to fulfill non-spiritual needs, for example the Bible being so patriarchical and what have you. I may just get excommunicated from my grammar school parish, but I do think Jesus and Mary Magdalen were married. It fascinates me.

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