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By: Shilpa Rajagopal  In botany one day we learned about tylosis,the physiological process – a phenomenon, really-that protects the heartwood in treesa battalion of vessels barricading the decay so that darkness no […]

That Which I Am

By: Joan Carol Bird Peru The curator lingerson monastery steps—restoration renders fourfanciful touristsfortunate voyeursin this sixteenth-century cloister.Besides the hermitall life here is for the moment banished.Our monk ushers usfrom one macabre chamberto […]