Historical

Back to the Land in Silicon Valley

by Marlene Anne Bumgarner

“We all worked together. Ate together. Sang together. Learned together. We had a good life. After living close to the natural cycles of the earth year after year, good and not good, we grew stronger and more resilient, learned to manage our occasional conflicts with tolerance and love.”

When Marlene Bumgarner and her husband moved to a rural plot of land in 1973, she thought of herself as simply a young mother seeking

Il ferro e il telaio

(The Iron and The Loom)

by Flavia Idà

Quante volte, si chiese, aveva tessuto assieme stoffa che la sua spada aveva poi spaccato a meta` assieme alla carne che essa ricopriva?

Siamo a Tropea nell’anno 1136, durante la dominazione normanna di Re Ruggero II d’Altavilla. Kallyna d’Àrgira, maestra del telaio la cui arte sa trasformare il

The Iron and The Loom

A Novel of Italy

by Flavia Idà

How many times, she wondered, had she woven together cloth that his sword had then torn apart along with the flesh underneath?

The year is 1136, the place Tropèa, a walled sea town in Southern Italy during the Norman domination. Kallyna d'Àrgira, a master of the arts

The Names of Heaven

by Flavia Idà

One man. An extraordinary choice.

In 1511 a Spanish ship en route from the island of Hispaniola sank off the coast of Yucatan near the town of Tulum. The survivors