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Ephemeral Wave Action

Watching ocean waves easily puts me in a trance – the way waves slowly rise up into a shelf wall, the moment when the first white curls dance on the ridge, the rippling effect down the wave as it coils … Continue reading

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Drinking (in) Fresh Grass

During my two weeks at the Ann Wigmore Institute in Puerto Rico, I sipped fresh grass every morning, or more specifically, fresh wheatgrass juice. The Institute’s greenhouse grows dozens of flats of wheatgrass to ensure an abundant supply for both … Continue reading

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Living Walls

I am reveling in the warmth of the Isle of Enchantment (Isla del Encanto), Puerto Rico. What a delightful break away from the harsh winter weather up north. Here, I am drawn to living walls – walls decorated with pendulous … Continue reading

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Don’t Throw Away That Orange Peel!

If you think that orange peels are only good for throwing away, then this will come as a surprise: they are edible! After the peels are totally dried out (I usually hang them over my fruit basket for a week … Continue reading

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Stepping Back Into the Past (2): Igbo Compound

The 1700s saw a peak period in the transatlantic slave trade. Between 1716 and 1755, 30,000 Igbos were brought to Colonial Virginia as enslaved farm laborers, domestic servants, and artisans. Igboland is now part of modern-day Nigeria. The Frontier Culture … Continue reading

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