Archives for March, 2011

Can we coexist?

With religious wars around the world erupting almost constantly, you might be feeling grateful that you live in a country where there is separation of church and state. But dont rest too easy, another conflict is brewing- this time in agriculture. Twenty years ago organic farmers in our area began growing specialty sunflowers to sell…

Roxana Robinson, a fiction writer, recently described her writing process in an interview with the New York Times. Writing a story, she said, is “incredibly exhilarating. . . . It’s like doing a cliff dive, the kind that only works when the wave hits just right. You stand on top, poised and fearful, looking at…