Kintsugi is a Japanese art of repairing pottery. Entire family histories can be written in a single tea cup. ‘This is where my son chipped the cup when he knocked it off trying to climb on the counter. That kid was always climbing on everything. When he grew up, he climbed mountains.’ ‘This is where Grandpa let it roll off the roof when he was a kid.  He’d sneak up there after his parents went to sleep to watch the…