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DIY: Repair your broken pottery with Japanese art of “kintsugi”

In our newest post, Julia writes from Hong Kong about “kintsugi”—the ancient Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with lacquer and metallic powder. Kintsugi is not only a sustainable practice but also a spiritual one, honoring imperfection on our path toward healing and renewal. Have any broken pottery to repair? Check out her story for step-by-step instructions!

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Food Storage-Vol. 2

My last article was about the best way to store fruits and vegetables so that they last as long as possible. But what about bread, butter, eggs, spices and all other foods? Where should they be stored in order to stay fresh as long as possible? In general, it can be said that light, heat, …

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Cancer in the time of coronavirus

A hermit crab, when confronted with potential danger, seeks safety inside its outer shell. As the crab grows, it needs to move into larger empty shells to survive, exposing it to danger with each change. “Maybe hermit crabs are my spirit animals,” I said to my husband, Julien, who humored me with a half-smile and …

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