Category Archives: Ecofeminism

The Garden of Eden on a Balcony

In the U.S. more people have died of the coronavirus than from the September 11 massacre. In Italy, we’ve reached a plateau indicating that things are getting better. Unfortunately, because so many parents are freaking out having to stay inside … Continue reading

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It’s time to grow your own.

Day 12 Yesterday was a beautiful day because the sun was shining. Since the lockdown, smog is practically non-existent and the air feels good. One thing you have to know about Italians is that they are addicted to sunshine. It’s … Continue reading

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Façades

Rhea Silvia was a vestal virgin and daughter of a king. When she gave birth to Romulus and Remus, her brother ordered the death of his neo-nephews to avoid competition for the throne. But the god, Tiberinus, thought that killing … Continue reading

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My Home Starts with my Body

As we age, we often begin to dislike our bodies. Pity as our home starts with our body. So if we don’t feel at home with our own selves, it’s virtually impossible to feel at home anywhere. During the Age … Continue reading

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Propagating Friendship

Summer before last as we were getting ready to leave Paros, my neighbor and adopted sister, Angeliki, gave me some cuttings from her canna lilies. I carefully wrapped them and replanted them once back in Rome. One part I planted … Continue reading

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