What happens when your hair is seasoned with more salt than pepper? Our writer considers becoming prematurely mature looking.
In life, we often jump into things too early before our plans are ripe. It’s the same with fruit: We pick things too quickly because we can’t wait. Our writer explains why sometimes both fruit and friendships need to be found at the perfect moment.
Like many other great things in life, cutting boards improve over time. Here, a chef looks back on her life using different boards in different kitchens and finds meaning in the marks left behind.
A classic drink for old-timers, the Hot Toddy can contain all kinds of ingredients. Our spirits expert gives us a rundown on the history of these winter warmers and some recipes to go with it. Chin-chin!
Remember those Jane Austen stories where the entertainment revolved around dances, piano recitals and reading aloud? Our writer explains how she learned to experience literature in a fresh new way: as a listener.
There’s no reason to fear growing old, as long as you’re still growing. We reflect on the meaning of aging and what we have to look forward to in its wrinkled comfort.
A highly imitated design aesthetic, a nonmaterialistic lifestyle, spiritual equality and the invention of the clothespin, pen nib and apple corer: These are just a few reasons to appreciate what the Shakers left behind.
A supper club in Berlin serves up dishes straight from grandmothers’ memories. We speak with Mother’s Mother founder Kavita Meelu about keeping it in the family but sharing it with others.
Whether you like it or not, you will start to notice your parents’ traits, mannerisms and eyebrows showing up in your mirror. One daughter takes us through the ups and downs.
As people get older, they realize that time is more valuable than money. And finding more time to do absolutely nothing is perhaps exactly what we all need.
Whether you’re at a wedding, a friend’s birthday brunch or just catching up on e-mails, sometimes the weekend involves a fair bit of daytime drinking. Here’s our clear-headed guide to spending the day with an open bottle.
Once you learn it, you will always remember how to communicate with the water. The movement is etched in your brain. The moment rejuvenates the soul. Swim, just swim.
We need weekends to restore, refresh and rejuvenate, but sometimes they end up being spent in stressful ways, taking care of errands or working. Our author explains his attempts to defend the weekend against outside threats.
Weekends are wonderful, but weekdays deserve some love too. Let’s face it: We live most of our lives during the week, so here are some ideas for keeping those middays meaningful.
We choose our friends and we are born into our families, but neighbors are just randomly assigned. Nikaela Marie Peters explores the complex relationship we have with those who live in the next room.
Is it possible to jog on the streets of the West Village without being seen, noticed or recognized? Our intrepid jogger makes his way to the local greenmarket and finds the answer is no.
For each year of our life we’re given 52 weekends. As the number of candles on our cake increases, so does our experience of how we spend those restful two days.
Austin Sailsbury tells a story about the path of discovery below, of connectedness seen from above and the creative intersection of a French master and Japanese craftsmanship.