When I was in Thailand for the 1997 Solar eclipse, many of my Thai students stayed home to bang gongs and pots & pans. I believe this is an outgrowth of Hindu influence as the powerful dreaded the all-dark when tyrants might be overthrown; keeping everyone indoors and doing something was to their best interest.… Continue reading ECLIPSE!

Musing on the Bee as Muse

Saturday, Aug 12th garden visitors were treated to dance forms of Isadora Duncan, the revolutionary California dancer who rejected the stifling constraints of classical ballet, by Lois Ann Flood and an illustrated talk about the bees as muse by beekeeper/artist KO. Watching Lois  animate the photographic poses most commonly seen of Isadora’s dance was mesmerizing.… Continue reading Musing on the Bee as Muse