Top Six

From mischievous ancestors to cold, French winters, these are links to some of my favorite blog posts.

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Skirting the Ancestors

When Tara visits a sangoma in this unassuming rondavel in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, she has a run-in with the ancestors she did not expect.

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Raw Earth

During a bitingly cold winter at French monastery, Tara sees another side to nature beyond the landscape paintings.

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Mr. Darcy

Tara explores the the laws of attraction through literature and math.

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Salt of the Mind

In a (mostly-failed) attempt at practicing patience, Tara finds new appreciation for both art and science while growing salt crystals.

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A Flat World

With whimsical Biblical references and sandwiches inspired by Kepler, Tara reflects on  the meaning of “reality” in her science fiction.

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Ugly Universe

On love, memory and bugs.