This morning, we opened Mary Oliver’s Devotions to this…
The most refreshing and instantly illuminating site we’ve seen lately is Nitch, rich with unexpected little blasts of unique perspectives and ideas…
We’ve long loved paper shades, pioneered by Noguchi, to give soft modern shapes to home interiors as well as jazzing up public ones like this community soup kitchen in London
Every morning, we take a minute to look at this image of artist Lucio Fontana approaching a blank canvas. It offers an essential insight about creative work as does this tiny poem by Gary Snyder.
In ‘What Makes a Tree a Tree?’ Rachel Ehrenberg reaches beyond science to a more metaphysical definition.
In early spring, when it’s still cool enough to blast the oven, I make big batches of crisp, chewy, caramelized, amazingly satisfying parsnip fries.
These bottles of Night Air by Yoko Ono remind us of the jar of air we brought back from Ireland, to capture and remember that exact time and place…and air.
We really like School of Life’s potent little video, How To Be a Friend to Yourself, something MANY people we know have a hard time doing. We made a tiny playlist to go with it.
In NYC’s hidden landmark, Amster Yard, is an extraordinary optical illusion: a mirror framed inside an overgrown arch to evoke expansive garden beyond. An idea to steal.
In this video, artist and radio astronomer, Tom Ashcraft echoes Walt Whitman in describing the awe and wonder to be found in the everyday
Although a real mortar and pestle is a lovely tool to have, you can achieve their rounded flavors and elemental textures with makeshift ones. Take this Walnut Pesto, for example…
Warren Buffett’s Annual Letter provides timely counsel for the ordinary investor in our unsettling economic times. We’ve learned a lot from it, especially this year’s.
Computer vision syndrome is the narrowing of vision that reading off flat screens, handhelds and desktops cause without our even realizing it. Here’s a cure.
‘Miraculous’ is what we think as watch a bean valiantly push through the soil to bloom into a full-grown plant in this lovely video. This revelatory hunk we found in Hope Jahren’s Lab Girl is a ...
Eggs are a symbol or rebirth and renewal. We embellished one to make a perfect message for Spring.
In this short clip, Julia Child attempts flipping a potato pancake — “a rather daring thing to do”— and imparts extraordinary life wisdom when she flubs it.