Keyword: Sura Jeselsohn
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All cultures subscribe to a natural law by which their members, as well as outsiders, are expected to abide. more
I first met water lettuce — Pistia stratiotes — floating gracefully on a pond at a public garden. more
One of my favorite books growing up was “The Golden Hawks of Ghenghis Khan,” written by Rita Ritchie. It is an adventure story about a young boy from the ancient trading city of Samarkand. more
I prefer not to schedule anything time-consuming on Fridays. Yet on Aug. 3, there I was with about 250 others, anxious to learn more about the New York Botanical Garden’s EcoFlora project. more
Imagine stepping through a doorway set into high crenellated brick walls into a magical garden. I can only liken it to an “Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves” moment, when the mundane world melts away and shining jewels scattered all around. more
Years ago, I chanced on Untermyer Park. I remember green lawns and the ruins of some stone structures, but nothing more. more
The Englishman W. M. Flinders Petrie, a noted Egyptologist, devised a numbering system for all the stones at Stonehenge. more
Two or three years ago on a pleasant summer evening, my husband and I went for a stroll. more
Mystery solved! Last fall I was walking on Henry Hudson Parkway West just south of West 254th Street and really noticed some trees that have been growing there for years. more
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