A Mideast Bond, Stitched of Pain and Healing This article is about a Palestinian little girl and an Israeli little boy both recovering from injuries inflicted by their respective enemies. Amazingly beautiful lesson on humanity.
You don't have to travel to Italy or Mexico to see clothes hanging on a
line. Do it in your own backyard, even if your neighbors can see. Ok, leave the undies in the house, but you get the idea.
The slow line dry is a soothing old world new reality task, meditation, habit energy -saving smell good preservation of fabric thing to do and it adds a different element to your world. All you need are wooden clothespins from the market, a line and some soap. I have noticed even Tide smells good if you line dry, but the mother of all good smells is Ecos Magnolia & Lily with all natural soy based fabric softener. It is incredible and no I don't work for the company, I inherited the soap when I was subletting a house in Marin line drying away even in the service porch.
Save money on your dryer bill and notice how many years your clothes and fabrics last. I'm talking years of longevity and it's kind of smart.
Ok, here's the bad architecture picture but hey, it shows a little slow city living
I am a leaf chaser. I have been known to drive my travel companions nuts looking for that perfect aspen grove or maple patch. This is a first blush of fall in Central Park. I didn't see leaves turn color until I was eighteen. Now every fall, I go on little pilgrimages in big cities or forests. I take my leaves slow and sometimes I miss the perfect time when they peak. But there's always something magical for me to see even if they are mostly green.