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Karen Walrond

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Nationally renowned for her ability to see the beauty in the world around us, Karen Walrond, a former engineer and attorney, is the author of the photoblog Chookooloonks, which pairs striking imagery and inspiring words to provide evidence that the ordinary is, in fact, extraordinary. Published online since 2004, Chookooloonks has garnered many awards, including Best Eye Candy Blog 2010 of the 2010 BlogLuxe awards and judge's pick for best photoblog of the Black Weblogs Awards. She is a contributor to the new book Expressive Photography: A Shutter Sisters' Guide to Shooting from the Heart. Her art pieces and projects shave been included in exhibits around the country, and her writing and other work has been featured on CNN.com, Good Houseke ...more

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The Beauty of Different

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Really lovely book, and a quick read. If you're ever thinking about starting a creative projecting, this is absolutely the kick in the ass to make you do it. I will be referring to it again and again.
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Very easy to read, humorous, insightful book. Ordinary, yet revolutionary. The perfect book for a long flight.
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The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan
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Wonderful. Horrifying. The food industry, it appears, is trying to kill us.
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Wow. You know, I *might* have been able to get the lessons of a vegan diet if I was wasn't CURSED OUT ON EVERY PAGE. They lose the message in their incredibly vain attempt to try to appear cute. Ugh.
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