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I’ll meet you there.

The Sufi poet, Rumi, writes Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I will meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about language, ideas, even … Continue reading

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Publishing news

I finally have another article published.  This is a research project I worked on with an undergraduate student at Universidade Eduardo Mondlane in Maputo, Mozambique.  I am so happy that it is finally up online in its final form.  I … Continue reading

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Serendipitous reminders

Serendip is an old name for the island of Sri Lanka, and the word serendipity comes from a story about 3 princes from that island who “were always making discoveries, by accidents and sagacity, of things they were not in … Continue reading

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Things we don’t talk about.

My mom once told me that there are 3 things you don’t discuss at the dinner table: politics, religion, and sex.  Of course, all three topics were prime discussion fodder in my family at dinner while growing up.  It was … Continue reading

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Death threats for this???

This past May, climate scientists in Australia did a wonderful parody of Lonely Island’s I’m On A Boat – which is in itself a rap parody.  One of the Australian researchers at the Complexity, Biodiversity and People workshop I attended … Continue reading

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