Fascinated by how the concept of “work” has evolved, photojournalist Josh Rose recently set out on a month-long road trip across the country to meet and document Americans at work. Here, Josh shares his stories and photos from the road and what he learned along the way.
I peeked out the window and saw some beautiful birds flying around. I was fascinated by them. Maybe it’s my own naiveté, but I had never realized how active they were in a snowstorm. Those birds, unaware of course, saved my sanity that day.
Christina Riley’s photo series, Born, is a raw look at motherhood. Shot in gritty black-and-white detail, the photos encapsulate every moment, failure, celebration and tear of her first year as a mother.
If you think this sort of risk sounds enticing, I would caution you that taking a leap may not be a wise course of action. At worst you could lose possessions, or shelter, your reputation. That’s heavy stuff. Prepare yourself.
In this issue we share stories of motivation and heart to keep you true to your initial idea. With time, and hard work, you can get through the Long Middle. And we hope these articles serve you along the way.
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