The Whole World Loves Their Mother

The Whole World Loves Their Mother

For as long as there have been living creatures, there have been mothers. From a mother all life is born, and as the founder of Mother’s Day said, a mother is “the person who has done more for you than anyone in the world.” Anna Jarvis, that founder, had a mother who...
Sprucing Spaces

Sprucing Spaces

Snow and cold weather may be outside, but spring is actually right around the corner. We often turn to our far east neighbors for tips on cleaning, from Marie Kondo to Feng Shui, but tidying the home is a universal compulsion found in almost every religion and...
Celebrating the New Year in Japan

Celebrating the New Year in Japan

New Year’s, or “shogatsu,” is the most important holiday in Japan and with it comes a fresh and hopeful start. When in Rome, do as the Romans do, but when in Japan, what do the Japanese do? Well, by December 31st, everything should be wrapped up. All work is complete...
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