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Fusterlandia, by Tracy Cochran

Fusterlandia, by Tracy Cochran

Tracy CochranJan 31, 201811 min read

Havana. Photograph by Augustin de Montesquiou A tour of Havana leads to a priceless discovery I stood on the upper deck of a cruise ship at…

Kuzunoha

Kuzunoha

Parabola EditorsFeb 26, 20171 min read

Kuzunoha the Fox Woman. Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797–1861) Kuzunoha is a popular figure in Japanese folklore. In this print, Kuzunoha’s true form (a fox) is visible in…

Giving Thanks, by Tracy Cochran

Giving Thanks, by Tracy Cochran

Tracy CochranNov 21, 20165 min read

George Inness, The Home of the Heron, oil on canvas, 30 by 45 inches, The Art Institute of Chicago, Edward B. Butler Collection, 1893 “Today we have…

Seeing is an Act, by Jeanne de Salzmann

Seeing is an Act, by Jeanne de Salzmann

Jeanne de SalzmannJan 17, 20173 min read

Jeanne de Salzmann The question is not what to do but how to see. Seeing is the most important thing—the act of seeing. I need to realize…

Meeting Remarkable Trees

Meeting Remarkable Trees

Keith BadgerApr 27, 20229 min read

Between every two pine trees there is a door leading to a new way of life.John Muir I would often engage my secondary school students in the childhood art of…





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