вторник, 23 октября 2007 г.

Website of the Day: 300 Love Letters

The other day I went on a search for beautiful websites that might lift my spirits and provide that "Rom/Com" like high.

I found 300 Love Letters, a fun site created by a woman with plenty of words, emotion and humor to share. It reminds me of the One Million Messages project, but it's definitely a more personal endeavor — the creator wrote three hundred love letters to strangers, friends, lovers, ex lovers and family members and posted them on the site. The homepage looks like a mosaic of colored tiles, but each color represents a letter and when you click on it, you are taken to a sweet, sometimes twisted and deeply personal letter.

Why did she do it? She says:

At the start I had one very simple goal: by the end of this project I wanted to be able to write a love letter to anyone, a stranger on the street, or someone that I have nothing but scorn for. I wanted to be able to pull out and vocalize the small thread connecting me to them, them to me, the something in them that I found beautiful or real and the something between us that existed beneath everything, acknowledged or unacknowledged, forgotten gestures and moments, strange and rare affinities.

If you take a 20-minute cruise on the site you'll see exactly what she means. To learn how to post your favorite websites to our Website of the Day group,

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