Notes from an Apartment Gardener

This has been an unusual spring for reasons that need not be recounted. One month ago we took a step in the direction of optimism with the start of our porch garden to take hold of some control in our lives. Despite Mother Nature’s mood swings with exceptionally warm days and bitter nights of frost, […]

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The Making of a Mummy

The artist cautiously drapes a paper-thin strip of clay across the chest and wraps it around the body, smoothing edges with the tip of his metal tools.¬† Too much pressure and the folds will blend, smudging minute details and too little the wrappings may not stick together at all. Operatic chords blast from the room […]

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