Fun stuff such as blogging about wabi sabi. Do you know about Wabi-Sabi? Here is a children's book that is, in my mind, the perfection introduction.
Wabi-Sabi, by Mark Reibstein with art by Ed Young, is about a cat named wabi sabi.
Here is the introduction:
"It is a way of seeing the world that is at the heart of Japanese culture. It finds beauty and harmony in what is simple, imperfect, natural, modest and mysterious. It can be a little dark but it is also warm and comfortable. It may best be understood as a feeling rather than an idea.
Let's just leave it at that. As usual, Japanese culture simply hints at things. It is up to you to use your imagination.
And now, I'm off to do my bookkeeping. (One and a half weeks to Thanksgiving, and counting).