Monthly Archives: March 2013

March redemption

After playing with our emotions and getting on our bad sides, March is trying to squeeze in some points for good behavior. Early spring sky, double take Advertisements

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What’s your “go-to salad”?

According to Jeff Elder: “You must have a go-to salad in your life” And by this, he means: “a collection of fresh ingredients you can get in most stores, which you will never tire of, and can eat twice a … Continue reading

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Impeccable sky

hello persephone, nice to see you again.

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To learn is to…

It is relatively common knowledge that Socrates liked to ask questions, to ponder, to unsettle more than arrive at conclusions our resolutions. (Ironically, the Socratic seminar, as it is sometimes practiced in educational settings, bares no resemblance to the person … Continue reading

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The gifts of solitude

“Make your ego porous. Will is of little importance, complaining is nothing, fame is nothing. Openness, patience, receptivity, solitude is everything.” ― Rainer Maria Rilke “The WPA was a national program that operated its own projects in cooperation with state … Continue reading

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The allure of a soft boiled egg

For Christmas, my ever-clever, thoughtful, and quirky mother-in-law gifted me with two beautifully painted egg cups as part of my stocking. I repacked them carefully for their transport back to the city when I returned here at the end of … Continue reading

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Traces of Sandy still linger

Imagine people — walking, jogging, strolling with dogs on leashes, drinking in the ocean while seated on benches — on a boardwalk that once was.

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In the echoes of others’ words

“The aspects of things that are most important for us are hidden because of their simplicity and familiarity. (One is unable to notice something — because it is always before one’s eyes.) The real foundations of his enquiry do not strike … Continue reading

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