Cluj Romania: the waiting room project

**Full disclosure: The Varoterem Project gave me an awesome time at their after-party to thank me for my volunteer services, but I wrote this story for nothing in return.


Playing Games, or how I went from Italy to Amsterdam

–You’re boring, I say, I’m so dammed bored.


Letter to My Mother, from Bucharest

…And there is the yin and the yang. That the only path to rebirth is, astonishingly, death.


Italia: Roberto and I, part 2

Despite the pruning knife–because of it?–still flashing brightly in the light of my memory, these conversations brought us closer


Italia: Roberto and I, part 1

The knife came down right before my face. I saw it land in the wet dirt between my legs.


The Harvest in Tuscany, a photo journal

Montespertoli Fivizzano  


System of Rice Intensification, conclusion

the cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.


System of Rice Intensification, part 6

In my dream it was night and it was dark. Sometimes the lightning would flash.


System of Rice Intensification, part 5

We had our thumbs out in the rain. –The key is to smile, I said.


System of Rice Intensification, part 4

–I bring the magic, I said.