Category Archives: Ecofeminism

Balcony Vineyard

Grapevines are so magical. They give you shade and food and beauty. And wine. For many years I lived in Tuscany where I was told grapes needed to be planted in the earth and not in a pot if you … Continue reading

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My Balcony Jungle

Yuccas dominate my balcony garden. But, thanks to the lockdown, I’ve been trying to grow food as well. In the foreground is a lemon tree I started from seed. It has yet to produce lemons, not even one flower. Keith … Continue reading

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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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