Monthly Archives: August 2012

Rewind: Japanese Culture in Kyoto and Kawaii City Signs

We catch up on the past travels!  While in Japan for the first weeks of June, we hop on the Shinkasen (fastest bullet train) from Tochigi and travelled south to Kyoto, the refined bastion of Japanese heritage and arts. The … Continue reading

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Feast of the Senses on Green Fire Farm

Root Song — Callie Plaxco Picking carrots in the morning makes me think of god, the ceremonious unearthing of roots from garden beds, the bright smell that clings to the air and to my fingers — how, to die, for … Continue reading

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Green Fire Farm

For the month of July we were farmers. We woke up at 5:30am, worked 10-hour days, were surrounded by beauty, and ate the best produce of our lives. As most of you know, we want to start a farm. Working … Continue reading

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