Emotional Hygiene

I just used a bidet for the first time. If me saying that reads as TMI (too much information),┬áthat proves the point that there are some kinds of hygiene we under-privilege and under-normalize in the United States. In Europe, say the word “bidet” and it’s as if you said “sink” or “shower.” (Image source) Next…

Temperature

A thermostat is a beautiful thing. I’ve lived more life without one than with one, and let me tell you. It’s easy to forget how miraculous its effects can be. No matter what the time of year, your space can feel effortlessly comfortable and stable. Some friends (pictured right) are in the process of acquiring…