The Garden

This morning I woke up dreaming of a garden. The dream unfolded calm and fluid. Shafts of milky sunlight illuminated flowers blowing in a light breeze, and in the dream, I knew it was the end of summer. I felt every petal and blade of grass intimately, the sounds […]

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Bosnian Grandma’s Herbal Traditions

Here is an amazing piece of antique history in a painting..

Herbalist

I saw this on Casa de Cura – Rituals, Remedies and Culture of Sicily & the  Mediterranean which is a very informative website written with dedication by Cristala Mussato-Allen. She writes about her mother’s Albanian/Sicilian roots as well as […]

Bathing Beauties

Another link to my multicultural heritage that I am intermittently fascinated with…It seems to appear out of nowhere. The adoration of a Russian Mother icon or a sudden lust for royal Russian drama stories from the past. Endless days of looking through Culinaria Russia. And then I am entranced, looking for […]

The Garden

This morning I woke up dreaming of a garden. The scene unfolded calm and dreamlike. Shafts of milky sunlight illuminated flowers blowing in a light breeze, and intuitively, I knew it was the end of summer. I could feel and see the movement of every petal and blade of […]

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