hot hot hot!

Anyone who knows me well knows that I don’t like taking drugs when I get sick. I recently used hot peppers that I had frozen since last summer, along with my other go-to ingredients, to heal my aching sinuses. And once again I was not dissapointed! Hippocrates famously said “Let food be thy medicine, and […]

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Marks in the Earth

No matter how many times I round the corner in the “African Safari,” knowing full well that the pachyderms will be in full view at any moment, I am always in awe of the beauty, size, and majesty of the elephants as they socialize with one another, marking their territory by gouging the earth and […]

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Lahaina’s Banyan Tree

The banyan tree in Lahaina, Maui, was planted on April 24, 1873 to mark the 50th anniversary of the arrival of the first American Protestant mission. This tree is the largest banyan tree in the United States…it is HUGE. Here is a drawing of my son playing beneath its roots, which by the way are aerial roots and sprout […]

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