Category Archives: art

Daphne and the Bay Leaf

Sometimes we go for a walk at Villa Ada. I took a clipping from one of the laurel shrubs and stuck it in a pot on our balcony. Now it’s growing and aims for the sky. Laurel, aka bay leaf, … Continue reading

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Thalassophobia

I was 19 when I was pulled by a current off the Long Island coast. Scared, I tried to stay calm, float parallel to the beach, and, above all, not waste energy struggling to fight the current. “Just keep your … Continue reading

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Things can’t always stay the same. -30-

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Don’t Break on the Bend

Life is no longer linear. It’s full of curves, blind spots, and lacks a continuous flow. It’s easy to be insecure when you can’t see where you’re going. So, for everyday life, why not follow the guidelines used for driving … Continue reading

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Bewitched

It was hot and my thoughts were drowning in sweat. Listless, I decided to try resuscitating myself in the kiddie pool. Instead, I fell asleep and entered a densely populated dream world. That’s where I met Lolly Willows. Lolly was … Continue reading

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