More people, more OMs: the seven billion reasons to become more connected

The babies born, worldwide, this month, will be equal in number to the total population of Portugal. Those dying between October's first and last days will be equivalent to all those who call Norway home. The difference between the two is around 6.4 million people or, if it makes it easier to compute, everyone living... Continue Reading →

Donna and Emily Mirza and the El Camino De Santiago

  He achieved much during a laudable lifetime: serving as the second President of the United States, a driving force in the revolution that established independence and founded a great nation, inspiring his eldest son to take office, like his father, in The White House, the highest seat in the land. For all his accomplishments,... Continue Reading →

President Obama OM has made it to the White House

Bills. Junk mail. More junk mail. Bills. More junk mail – another bill. Our morning mail deliveries don't always excite us. But this week? This week, well, we could have kissed the mailman. You see, this week, we received a special letter from The President of the United States. You might remember that, several weeks... Continue Reading →

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain inalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.” - The United States Declaration of Independence. It is a sentence that ranks amongst the most well-known in the English... Continue Reading →

An OM for Alice

The Lake District – the region in North-West England that Alice Pyne calls home – is renowned for both its stunning countryside and its inclement conditions. Like her scenic surroundings, the 15-year-old is beautiful. The comparisons end there, though, for it seems that unlike her oft-sodden home town, Alice has the sunniest disposition. It might... Continue Reading →

The Best Things Come in Small Packages

Here in Saunderstown as you'll know, we're suckers for an inspirational quotation, a nice catchphrase  or a sensible saying. Proverbs, though are our particular preference, the older the better – assuming, of course, that they're still relevant to us, here and now, in 2011, in Rhode Island. The current favorite in our studio is this,... Continue Reading →

Here’s to Chief Si’ahl – And all he stood for.

Here in Saunderstown, we are East Coast through and through. There is nowhere else on Earth we'd rather call home.  Smitten with our spectacular seaboard, we love our location. That said, all points Pacific have been in our thoughts in recent days. Perhaps it's because 160 OMs – made here in Rhode Island – have... Continue Reading →

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