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Common Ground

In a world that appears to be coming apart at the seams, we are reminded, on a daily basis, by the mainstream media, that we are separate and divided on many levels. 190 more words


The Story Of Late Summer

I am in the kitchen: through the window, the long grasses run before the wind, and on the table are mounds of greenbeans. Water is boiling on the stove; steam makes the lids dance and rattle. 340 more words

Life At Fernwood

Floating not flooding: Adeyemi's 'Ark-ademy'

Photos © 2014 NLÉ

And what is this extraordinary structure?

Why, a floating school of course. It is also a prototype building created by Nigerian-born architect, Kunle Adeyemi  and his Amsterdam-based company NLÉ. 591 more words

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Tea and Conversation

As I wrote about in my last post, my current project is documenting the conservation story of RAXA Collective. Yesterday we were driving up to the Cardamom County property in Thekkady from Spice Harbor in Cochin. 308 more words


In the Early Hours

We are early risers. Rick makes his way downstairs by 4:30-4:45 am, makes coffee, and starts a list for the day. By 5:00, I am awake. 169 more words

Life At Fernwood

There's Still Time

Frequently, usually after the 4th of July, we are asked if it is too late to plant perennials and woody plants. It seems that many people believe that spring and early summer is not only the best time to plant, but the only time you can plant, and be successful. 403 more words

Life At Fernwood

More Vessels

This past Saturday we hosted another class on hypertufa building. A great bunch of folks came to learn the process, and then built their own vessel. 30 more words

Life At Fernwood