Year: 2011

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LA Spot of Tea

Wander | Los Angeles Certainly as Americans, we have been pegged as coffee drinkers. In the U.S., the coffee industry brings in a whopping $18 billion dollars per year with the average coffee drinker refilling 3.1 cups per person per day. We are a caffeinated nation. Change is in the air though. A growing number...

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Revolutions of 2011 via Social Media

2011 has seen an incredible flood of newsworthy stories come from the belly of the social networks. The personalization of current affairs has brought citizen journalism to an all new dimension. Previously the mainstream idea of our social media networks was to relay personal insights and light tidbits to “friends” on these platforms but as...

Adam Braun Pencils of Promise
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Profile of Adam Braun

Courtesy of Journey of Action Adam Braun, Founder of Pencils of Promise, has a goal to build 100 schools around the world. Pencils of Promise is now a global movement of passionate individuals, many of which are the most dynamic and impactful young leaders we have ever seen. They are committed to supporting a world...

Stand Up Comedian Monique Marvez Gets Serious
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Stand Up Comedian Monique Marvez Gets Serious

The Latin Divas of Comedy star and radio personality, Monique Marvez, is known to many across the country for her quick wit and ability to bring a crowd to tears and belly laughs. She is also well-known locally throughout the San Diego community as a woman who generously donates her time supporting several causes such...

The Future for Ethical Fashion
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The Future for Ethical Fashion

by Jennifer Barton: ethical fashion/living blogger and founder of SocialChangeRoom.com An Interview with ‘Ans’ Can you give us a brief insight into who you are and what you do? Being passionate about art & design, I started Ans with the idea of supporting and portraying the work of Argentinian designers and artisans to the world....

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A Thanksgiving Toast

As the year approaches an end, my mind wanders through the year’s events bringing me to the front door of the one ahead. Thanksgiving brings together family & friends for beautifully designed, meticulously structured meals on our best china, our Sunday best and toasts for the blessings bestowed. My morning has brought me to reflect...

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The Ladies Get It Done in Style

Each year a wonderful group of ladies, the Beach and Country Guild, pulls together a fabulous event specifically to raise funds to assist United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego with educational aids and toys for their community and to continue the plethora of programs for the families that live day to day with this disease....