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Seeking solace and connection and adventure

Eratosthenes (276 bce-194 bce), a Greek mathematician, geographer, astronomer, poet, and chief librarian at the Library of Alexandria calculated that 3,198 years ago to this very day, the sack of Troy occurred. Yes, 3,198 years ago, with the Trojan War … Continue reading

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Dolphins, Oracles, and Troy in the garden

The Delphinium, newly planted this summer, has brought dolphins, oracles, and Troy– along with its abundant dark purple flowers and spiky leaves– into our garden. The name comes from delphis which means “dolphin” in Greek, so named because the unopened … Continue reading

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