From the Archives: The Endless Immensity of the Sea

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The Endless Immensity of the Sea

“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.”
– Antoine de Saint Exupéry

After the fourth or so night of collaboration planning, a Facebook friend posted the Saint Exupéry quote and it leaped out to me.

Capstone projects were dreamed up over coffee and conversation one afternoon while I met with Jo Krippenstapel and asked big questions.  What does the last year of Starfire U hold for people?  What honors people’s gifts, time, years spent learning and growing?  I’ve kept the notes, pinned above my desk from that day in January of 2011.  The notes shaped the basis of what capstones would become the first year and what could be possible for all people.  CONTINUE to ORIGINAL POST HERE

This year’s collaboration projects are already underway and this will mark the fourth year of projects bringing people together.  If you’re interested in participating in ideation nights, follow these links to an invitation to our planning evenings via Facebook.

Night One: featuring themes around bicycles, demolition derby, Zumba, female empowerment
and Night Two: featuring themes around fashion, boutiques, hair & nails, crafts, jewelry making, gift making, and sports, fantasy sports, sports stats

Join us!


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