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DxV: Misa Kumabuchi

DxV: Misa Kumabuchi

By Regina Connell. Japan is one of those countries that fascinates, but why, exactly? Is it the zen quiet of the countryside’s traditional ryokans? Is it the craziness of Tokyo’s Akihabara and Harajuku? The love of tradition? The seemingly infinite … Continue reading

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Consider This: The Craft of the Umbrella

Tokyo Rain: Yoshinori Mizutani via It's Nice That

By Regina Connell. Living well = fewer + better … tools for living. The right knives in the kitchen, things like a great hairbrush (don’t underestimate this), the right t-shirt, well-made shoes that last—and that go with everything. But what about the … Continue reading

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Regina: What Makes the Season

The Dregeno Dragon

By Regina Connell. [Ed: This is part of a three part series about what we love about the holidays, kicked off by Anna Hoeschen.] I am an unabashed lover of the time that starts just before Thanksgiving and runs to … Continue reading

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Anna: What Makes the Season

Christmas Indulgences

By Anna Hoeschen. [Ed: Sometimes, loving the holidays is about letting yourselves love them. Here’s Anna Hoeschen’s guide to unabashed holiday pleasures.] Lights  Candles in windows, menorahs, twinkling trees. I love winter light. On Christmas Eve, my family piles into … Continue reading

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