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Going green

A few years ago, I decided that I would adopt a greener lifestyle. I would shorten my showers, try my hand on green cleaning, stop using plastic bags for grocery shopping…

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In pursuit of happiness

In Japan, they have an annual tradition of enjoying the beauty of blooming flowers during spring. It’s called Hanami and is focused mainly on cherry blossoms because, when it first started many centuries ago, they were used to predict the year’s harvest as well as announce the rice-planting season. People believed there were spirits living inside the trees and made offerings to them. Afterwards, they partook of the offering with sake.

Today, people still gather to enjoy the flowers and have a party outdoors, surrounded by the blooming beauty of nature.

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Less is more

“In past times when one lived in contact with nature, abstraction was easy; it was done unconsciously. Now in our denaturalized age, abstraction becomes an effort.”
Piet Mondrian

Welcome to a new “section” of Blogologie: Icons.

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