Wit as a Weapon
Welcome back from the holiday break, and Happy New Year!
Or is it not so happy? As we head into a time that feels dark and unappealing, many of us are deeply anxious. When the heart is heavy, it's hard to joke around (or may even seem inappropriate), but I believe it's never been more important to focus on joy and playfulness. For me...
Essay 1311 on 暫 (Awhile) Is Coming Next
Here's what you can expect in coming weeks on Joy o' Kanji:
January 20: essay 1311 on 暫 (awhile)
January 27 or thereabouts: ...
Now Out: Essay 1239 on 悟 (to Understand) and 6 New-Monics
Welcome back from the holiday break! The 240th essay has posted! Essay 1239 on 悟 (to understand, realize; become enlightened) is now available for purchase. Here's a preview:
Do you know how to talk about...
December 2016 Newsletter Now Out
The December 2016 newsletter is now out, including a tally of the year's output, compelling images from recent essays, news about the kanji of the year, hot-off-the-press books, special deals on Kanji Kaimono, mnemonics, and much more!