We have recently received word that the paper making community we work with are okay considering the scope of the recent tragedy in Nepal. We are relieved, although concerned with current conditions. Of course the paper makers have suffered much loss, and now must face the long hurdle of rebuilding and, more importantly, healing in…

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As many  of you know, my life is split between Rhode Island, USA, and Chiba, Japan.  I count myself and my husband very fortunate as we were both in the US when the March 10th earthquake and terrible tsunami struck the Northeast of Japan.  Although we live many miles away from “ground zero”, and the…

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