Tag Archives: Japan

Wrapping things up–more than one way

Imagine a world without Post-it notes. I hate to admit it, but that’s a world I’m old enough to remember. On my first full-time job, when I was very, very young <grin>, I often had to set paperwork aside with … Continue reading

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Making Peace with your Crab

A sleek utensil from Japan can gift your guests with at-table ease and elegance while eating shellfish. Continue reading

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Of spoons, melonious and runcible

Sharing goodies from your travels with children: what makes a spoon “runcible,” like the one in “The Owl and the Pussycat” poem? Continue reading

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