An Elephant Remembers…never to forget the Present Moment. {Art: Vanessa Compton}

Via Waylon Lewis
on Aug 28, 2011
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Vanessa Compton is a climber and awesome lady who I knew through some fellow buddies and old staffers at elephant, back when we were a magazine. She was in one of our ecofashion shoots, once, and I happened to help connect her with a musical colleague (she’s a musician herself, if I recall).

She’s an artist, on top of it all—tile, collage…all on her Etsy Store. Support:



About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


One Response to “An Elephant Remembers…never to forget the Present Moment. {Art: Vanessa Compton}”

  1. […] answer here, but I’ll offer you my postulation. I think a big part of our discomfort with being present is the fact that we are still stuck in this ‘Manifest Destiny’ mentality—that what lies ahead […]