Learning How to Sharpen Knives

I grew up in a household where we use very cheap kitchen knives. The main reason was because they were light. With the exception of my father, everyone else in our family has spider-like arms and hands. Often times, we would spend extra money to buy a product that is lighter, but in the case of knives, we went the cheaper route. My family only has one “high-quality” knife, but it is rarely used because every piece of it is large, thick and heavy.  Continue reading Learning How to Sharpen Knives

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Scars into Art

I don’t usually get emotional when I watch things, but this particular video really got to me. It was about a tattoo artist who will helps people cover scars. A woman who got scars from breast cancer and the self-image change she experienced after getting them covered.

I couldn’t go through too many of these videos, but the few that I saw did a great job showcasing the joy everyone felt when they saw the change. The before and after photos are really amazing. I didn’t realize how difficult it was to apply tattoos to raised scars and applaud the artists who tackle them.