Over the past couple of years we spent a good amount of time helping friends navigate hospital stays. We started to write a piece about the many strategies we devised. THEN we stumbled on some ...
As we were gobbling a giant sweet, lemony dessert popover with pancake overtones, we thought: Wouldn’t this also be great SAVORY instead of sweet? So we added Parmigiano Regginao to the basic egg and flour structure with to make delectable lunch, supper, hors d'oeuvre.
John Cage used chance as the key determinant in his art. Rather than impose his will and self-expression, he preferred "self-alteration", which is a unique approach to life as well.
We love seeing Casa Helsinki, an old house in the historic district of Alberdi, in Córdoba, Spain, renovated to become a guest house. Its vintage black and white floors off a simple, inexpensive lesson in design.
Artist John Franzen uses an intriguing practice to make his drawings composed of many parallel lines: Each line, one breath. We wondered what would happen if we tried Franzen's method.
Our reason for mixing poetry into articles about very practical matters is done with fierce intention: Poetry enters through our brain's back door and shakes things up. We find that it helps greatly in envisioning possibilities...
When I want a dessert for a dinner party, I often turn to this recipe for delectable, melt-in-your-mouth cookies fragrant with butter and the caramel flavors of light brown sugar and Earl Gray tea, with its citrusy-floral scent.
Out of the blue, we had the idea to TURN THE SOUND OFF on a video of James Brown demonstrating dance moves. It is a revelation.
Like many people, we are wondering what the best way is to let Congress know what we think. We found New Yorker 'What Calling Congress Achieves' hugely helpful in understanding how different kinds of correspondence is received. Here's what you need to know about the most effective way to petition the government.
We learned a lot from this revealing snippet from an interview with Eileen Fisher, creator of the eponymous clothing line, about how she manages a global business and her life: two quick useful strategies in particular.
At Casa Helsinki, we spotted the ledge around the perimeter of a bedroom. It makes a natural display for pictures or other small objects and a terrific headboard. DIYable.
In response to Kathryn Schultz's very moving 'When Things Go Missing, Reflections of Two Seasons of Loss', Yesho described a unique Turkish practice for finding lost things.
Ten Meter Tower shows people who had never been on a 10-meter (about 33 feet) diving tower before, and had never jumped from that high. The film is about approaching a personal limit —a potential leap — full of fear, and either making the decision to make the leap or not. Watching it is both moving and illuminating.
Turkish chef Nusret Gökçe became a surprising meme when his flamboyant technique of salting meat went viral. Though many are transfixed by his rather, er sensual handling of meat, I love that he put SALTING on the map.
Using our rusty French to translate this video tour of designer extraordinaire Paola Navone's Paris apartment, we've gathered a small trove of smart, original, inspiring and doable ideas.
Since we may not be able to get to the Hirshhorn Museum to see Yayoi Kusama's six Infinity Room installations in person, we were happy that NPR made this short video...to give us a glimpse of infinity