Five Little Fingers

White, American women paraded a bit too boldly down a main alley of the slum area, their brightly colored raincoats standing out against the gray of the Monsoon sky. On either side of the path, broken with streams of sewage and trash, were street venders selling everything from nuts, fruits, and fish to flowers intended …

Love grows here

And with the planting of one tiny little seed, the world changes. I was probably around the age of six or seven when I first planted a garden. Mama got really into organic growing and grinding that year--growing vegetables, grinding wheat. Trying out new homeopathic remedies from the Orbit Health Food Store. She says that …