Monthly Archives: October 2021

An Armenian-Italian Story

The First Time When I was four years old my grandmother’s cousin ‘found’ her. They had been separated during the Armenian genocide. Most of the family died, and they were both survivors. My grandmother’s Uncle brought her to America. As … Continue reading

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The Autumn Moon

Lady Fate No moon sails the sky alone the Weaver sitscreel of silk at hand Not one to need company she adjusts and readjusts her lengths of silk eternally balancing Do not come without your incantation Do not come without … Continue reading

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Climate Change & Environment

What is changing or has changed where you live? Here October is warmer than usual, and we haven’t yet had a frost. Not too many years ago, our first frost would happen in early September. We’d cover up tomatoe plants … Continue reading

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quince

Quince Preserves We were surprised to find this Armenian  treasure on our first visit to my Irish  Godfather’s new house in the country, a world away from our Cambridge street. Beyond the tumbled stone wall we passed  into an orchard … Continue reading

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