My Wabi-Sabi Master is My Dog

My Wabi-Sabi Master is My Dog
Perfection is a gooey chew toy on a worn out old blankie


Up until recently, three dominant attitudes have ruled my living space:
 my boyfriend's: if it breaks, fix it.
 my own: if it breaks, replace it.
 and my dog's: if it breaks, keep it and love it all the more

Without realizing it, my dog has been a master practitioner of wabi-sabi, a Japanese aesthetic philosophy that celebrates the simple and the handmade, including the flaws.
Especially the flaws