” Between Austria and Italy, there is a section of the Alps called the Semmering. It is an impossibly steep, very high part of the mountains. They built a train track over these Alps to connect Vienna and Venice. They built these tracks even before there was a train in existence that could make the … Continue reading Do

The Hungry Earth

“Through the 1990’s, Dr. Masaru Emoto performed a series of experiments observing the physical effect of words, prayers, music and environment on the crystalline structure of water. Emoto hired photographers to take pictures of water after being exposed to the different variables and subsequently frozen so that they would form crystalline structures. The results were … Continue reading The Hungry Earth


“Before I built a wall I’d ask to know What I was walling in or walling out, And to whom I was like to give offence. Something there is that doesn’t love a wall, “ The Mending Wall by Robert Frost The precariousness of people’s reactions and responses has impelled me to build a wall … Continue reading Walls


I woke up and I realized it was almost dusk, I had slept through the day because I was weary. I was weary not because my body was tired, it was my heart, my being that was tired. In the semi-darkness of the room I found myself so utterly alone. I hung my head between … Continue reading Childhood

A Short Story

“Man is not dead until he is forgotten.” Obelusa was a great and wealthy African hunter who had 3 sons. One day Obelusa was killed while hunting and when news of this reached his family, the first words to come out of the youngest son’s mouth was “Where is my father?” The other sons then … Continue reading A Short Story