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village | village

bruce-douglas-reeves's picture
Mar.04.2013
            For four tortuous hours we bounced and lurched over narrow, crumbling mountain roads to a remote forest village in the eastern part of India, an area of tribal people who still live as they did hundreds, even thousands, of years ago...
marilyn-kallet's picture
Oct.24.2009
My favorite city is not a city, it's a tiny village with 900 inhabitants--more a large family than a  metropolis.  It's Auvillar, where I go to commune with the poplars and the Garonne River, to interact with my dear friends the villagers, who are so welcoming.  I go to eat well (the crepes, the...
richard-martin's picture
Oct.23.2009
My favorite city is the village of Hmmm. For my whole life I have been the unauthorized inventor/fix-it master in Hmmm. To be honest, I don't know why I love Hmmm. I have fixed millions of appliances and invented gizmos both beneficial and interesting to Hmmmkind, but I barely made a nickel overall...
ugonna-wachuku's picture
Aug.14.2009
Post of the Week Award: https://twitter.com/redroomdotcom/status/3963545011  This sunny new day in Mexico City, I woke up dreaming of ancestral vilage squares, grandma's farm lands and drum beats from Igbo landscapes of home and inspiration. Perhaps, it's because my grandma Mercy Josaiah...
farzana-versey's picture
May.18.2009
I spent a sleepless night. Dogs were barking a little distance away. New to the profession, this was my first real village experience, and all my images based on Bollywood films about the the luscious women swaying with a water pot perched on the hip came crashing down. I was on assignment and was...
eve-kushner's picture
Apr.10.2009
Today we’ll start with a Verbal Logic Quiz! But first, consider this compound: 郷土 (kyōdo: native place; birthplace; old home)     village + soil If you come from Kyoto, you’re lucky, because you can say this: 京都は郷土だ。 Kyōto wa kyōdo da. My hometown is Kyoto. OK, now you’re ready for the quiz...
chitra-banerjee-divakaruni's picture
Mar.30.2009
Here's the mango ice cream recipe. My children love this recipe, and as you'll see, it's amazingly easy. I'm going to give you two versions of this recipe.Take a half gallon of your favorite vanilla ice cream and leave it out on the kitchen counter until it softens.Take six ripe mangoes, peel, seed...