My latest iteration of mac-and-cheese is a fast, ultra-simple formula that I can tailor as needed without using a recipe, with utterly delicious results. Win-win-win.
We read this astonishing line in John Cage's ever-illuminating A Year From Monday. SUCH a good idea. We are starting our week giving up judgments....for....this......
Paper artist Matthew Sporzynski has expanded our view for years with his mightily innovative thinking. His stretch money resonates particuarly strongly now.
There is SO much beyond our control these days, that is was a relief to a list of things we CAN control. Then we thought about the idea of trying to control things, which can tighten things up too much, add stress and an impossible ideal. Musician Brian Eno’s words inspired a better way to view it.
Having bought vintage furniture years ago that I still love, I rarely buy a new piece unless I really need it (and/or see something SO spectacular, I can’t resist). And what I needed when I moved into ...
This extraordinary video will shift your view of people you may be pigeon-holing, reminding us that: There IS more that brings us together than we think. Our question: how to live that compassionate view in dark times?
The Italian technique of panfrying a chicken with a weight on top yields a bird with an utterly crispy skin and succulent flesh in less than half an hour. It works for all manner of poultry.
This video and quote from Chinese artist/activist Ai Weiwei's present a challenging and clarifying view for navigating our world and lives.
Every now and then, we stumble on a word with unusual powers. That is, it seems to resonate more than most, and we find ourselves changed just by thinking about it.
Artist Spencer Finch transformed a hospital's visitor's waiting room by creating a feeling of being in a snow globe. He used what seems like a simple, do-able approach...
The perfect synchronicity on the theme of ‘not knowing what you are doing’ , including Trump's “improvisational approach to governing”, got us thinking about essential rules for improvising when the stakes are HIGH.
We've lost count of the times we've thought "We don't know what we are doing!" as we work, pursue ideas, navigate crises, move through our day, week, year. We are heartened to see that we are not alone, and that it can yield great rewards.
Steel cut oats make a sublime breakfast when dressed with savory flavorings rather than sweet ones. But they take SO long to cook unless you follow this brilliantly simple trick to having them ready first thing in the morning.
We are ALWAYS on the lookout for ideas that we can apply...somewhere in our life. This snazzy pattern we spotted on the side of a building sent us dreaming.
Images and poems of and about hair remind us of the meaning and possibilities, both creative and metaphysical, of the mysterious fiber.