Links that may or may not be related to gardens, food, travel, nature, or heterotopias and liminal spaces but probably are. Sources in parentheses.

10-min video: The beauty of what we’ll never know (Pico Iyer – TED Talk/YouTube). Venturing into uncertainty, ambiguity, feeling unsettled: “At some moment, knowledge gives out, and that is the moment when your life is truly decided. … The opposite of knowledge isn’t always ignorance. It can be wonder, or mystery, possibility.” (I really liked his book Autumn Light: Season of Fire and Farewells, 2019)

article: Gardening for Bees (Vermont Center for EcoStudies). Shorts lists of what to do and what not to do.

photo essay: Field Guide to April (also from Vermont Center for EcoStudies). Spring beauty flower (Claytonia virginica) and its mining bee; dragonflies (common green darners, Anax junius, in particular); amphibians (especially spotted salamanders) and vernal pools; overwintered woolly bear caterpillars (Pyrrharctia Isabella); and American kestrel birds.

2-min cartoon video: ‘A Little Girl Tugs at the Tablecloth’ by Wisława Szymborska ( Charming chaos.

teleporter: Globe Genie (Google map). Click your preferred continents and press Teleport. Location is sometimes shown in top left corner of screen (or click to go to Google maps to see location, though it takes effort).

Ballard Street comic

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