Kintsugi and Me

Stronger in the broken places It took me a long time to learn and appreciate how much stronger and more beautiful we are in all our broken places. Today, I received this beautiful black bowl which was part of @raymondlauchengco ‘s “Unbroken” series. Raymond has mastered the art of Kintsugi, the Japanese art of putting…

The Seasons of Motherhood

The first order of the day on her 30th year was a humble bowl of taho. Real, authentic taho. The kind that comes from a large stainless steel tub. “My only request for breakfast on my birthday is taho.” Serendipitously, I found the only taho vendor in our community through a post on our community…

Once Upon A Koi Pond

Precocious The year was 1968. We had just moved into our new house. The word they used to describe me as a child was precocious. From this photograph, I can see why. 😂 My favorite feature from our house was the Koi pond behind me in the photo. I would sit on the huge, flat…