Kevin Kelly and Jared Gordon
Well Made. Well Lived. A weekly newsletter that tells the story of interesting objects and places, for those curious about how they endure and the links between them.
Created 02 Nov 2020
  • Consider: Merino Wool
    25 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 12 0
    As always, welcome to our new readers! Today’s newsletter is a collaboration between Kevin Kelly and Jared Gordon on a topic close to our hearts, both physically and emotionally: merino wool. Everyone...
  • Consider: Watermelons
    11 Sep 2021 • 7 min read • 6 2
    To our many new subscribers this week, welcome! We write Considered because it allows us the opportunity to talk to people behind the great objects we love, and to learn about awesome places that have...
  • Consider: Rugby Shirts
    28 Aug 2021 • 5 min read • 6 3
    So nice to see our subscriber list grow by 10% this week. Hello, new friends! We would love to learn more about you (and how you heard about us). If you have 30 seconds, hit reply and let us know. Rug...
  • Consider: Tiki Bars
    14 Aug 2021 • 5 min read • 3 0
    Before we get started, I need to shout out the incredibly diligent work of Marissa Gordon. She has been editing the newsletter behind the scenes for the past couple months and has done an incredible j...
  • Consider: Henry the Vacuum
    31 Jul 2021 • 4 min read • 7 0
    The frustrating thing about the size of our community (more than 1,000 and less than 5,000) is that getting a brand to participate can be tough. Some don’t answer. Looking at you Radio Flyer. What is ...
  • Consider: Odds and Ends
    17 Jul 2021 • 5 min read • 6 2
    Thanks to all the subscribers who joined in the past weeks! Who knew Mac and Cheese was so popular? Everyone, I think. So much so that Mac and Cheese Ice Cream sold out 2,000 pints in one hour. Kevin ...
  • Consider: Kraft Dinner
    03 Jul 2021 • 4 min read • 8 0
    Few foods need less of an introduction than everyone’s favourite childhood lunch: Kraft Macaroni and Cheese. As a young child, I would spend summer weekends at my grandparents cottage in picturesque F...
  • Consider: The Sharpie
    20 Jun 2021 • 6 min read • 8 1
    Sorry about the delayed delivery! User error on my part. Permanent markers have always scared me for two reasons. Most often, I knew I was going to spell something wrong or change my mind mid-sentence...
  • Consider: Caesar Salad
    05 Jun 2021 • 4 min read • 8 0
    When did tableside food prep stop being “a thing”? The list of tableside delights is heavy on the classics: Cherries Jubilee, Crêpes Suzette, saganaki, Peking duck, maybe a salt-crusted whole fish and...
  • Consider: The Cherry Blossom
    22 May 2021 • 5 min read • 6 0
    Living in a country that is still experiencing lockdown, one of the few possible daily rituals is a walk/run around the neighbourhood. At this time of the year, it is an explosion of flowers. I am for...
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