Over the years, my work has taken on several facets, though the underlying theme of service to humanity has always been the same. To create the world we dream of, we need to
Mäntyharju, Finland feels like a place right out of a picturesque movie. Birch and pine trees cover much of the landscape, as do the over 420 lakes scattered amongst the trees. There is a tranquility here that I have not felt in a long time. Very synchronic, given the hectic stress I have been feelingContinue Reading Interspecies Duet: Ilkka the human and Pansy the plant
Sunday was a long day: two hours ironing the hospitality bedding and four hours cooking for the family. By seven o’clock, I was exhausted physically, but the excitement of the evening was like an adrenaline rush that, along with a shower, pushed away the day’s weight. I felt like a giddy teenager going to herContinue Reading Meeting my #professionalcrush
“Juana has Alzheimer’s. As did Liliam, oh and both Mar’s parents are currently in homes. Margarita was just diagnosed…” I would love to say the list stopped there, but it continued on for far longer than I would have liked. As Mom and I compared stories of who was at what level of the disease,Continue Reading Can Plant Music Really Help Alzheimer’s Patients?
On a beautiful Thursday afternoon in April, Mom and I drove up the Palmetto Expressway to N. Miami Beach to meet Jonathan Kendall, a reporter for the Miami New Times. The week before, Jonathan had written an article about a talk I was giving in Miami about the Music of the Plants as part of Damanhur Florida. ItContinue Reading This is what the Begonia needed to hear