Mother Earth is luscious and green in the China Mountains with ancient misshapen trees that surround us like a comforting protective presence. The clay roofs peak out between the rice paddies that are terraced on the emerald mountain.  The rice here has to be tossed just right for the...

  I have decided there are two types of third world countries. There is the third world I am familiar with like South America and parts of Asia. Where garbage is everywhere; streets and beaches, being burned in piles off the side of the road, or floating in the ocean. It...

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