Kitchen Essentials for the Aspiring Minimalist

My interests in cooking and minimalism are often at odds with each other. There are seemingly infinite appliances that will quickly fill your cabinets — and more quickly collect dust. Just ask your recently married friends with an overly aggressive registry. This got me thinking. What are the true minimalist kitchen essentials? In putting together […]

The Handcrafted All-Star Team, Your Personal Board of Directors

Corporate Board of Directors: a group of people elected by shareholders to represent their interests. Not responsible for day-to-day decision making, the board provides high-level guidance for the ultimate success of the company.  Usually found at public & private companies, and nonprofits. (sources) But why should a board of directors be limited to billion-dollar public […]

The Art and Science of Packing Light

“He who would travel happily must travel light.”  Antoine de St. Exupery [French Writer 1900 – 1944] “On a long journey even a straw weighs heavy.” Spanish proverb “When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.”  Unknown My favorite adventures are […]