1. This piece titled "Pilando Café" by Rafael Tufiño (1956)
2. This article from the NYTimesMagazine: "The island where people forget to die"
3. This video: "My Friend Maia"
4. These videos from Nick Jr.: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sv0AIDjmgGk & http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJTTmSYIcyU
5. This blog: http://repeatingislands.com/ and this one too: http://www.thesartorialist.com/
6. "There is always more mystery" -Anaïs Nin
7. And this magazine: http://thesunmagazine.org/
8. And the inspiring (see: http://www.thisiscolossal.com/ ) and funny (see:
http://offbeatchina.com/modeling-for-teen-girl-clothes-on-tmall-72-year-old-grandpa-from-becomes-internet-sensation) forwards from my friend Wanda
9. This photographic series:
10. "The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend" -Henry David Thoreau