Monthly Archives: February 2016

To Have or to Bee?

“In the beginning”, she said, “you think you can control them… But you can’t. All you can do, is follow.” I tried to follow her words, yet I was lulled into a silent peacefulness, by the buzzing sounds of the thousands of bees who lived in that small garden bursting with flowers. Or perhaps it was the smoldering sage and…

Touching the Stillness

There I sat on a bench made from the scattered stones of a 2500 year-old temple, savoring a locally made pistachio goat-milk ice-cream. In the middle of February. I was off the trodden-paths, in front of a wisely hidden jewel of ancient times: the temple of Aphaea, river nymph of Ancient Greece. I strolled towards the remains of the temple,…