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Coming Alive: Turquoise

January 25, 2011

Blue Lake, Mt Gambier, South Australia

 Anne Lamott once wrote that becoming a writer is “ultimately about asking yourself . . . how alive am I willing to be?” Writer Ellen Meloy, a former technical illustrator, has chosen to live life with eyes wide open. Her book The Anthropology of Turquoise: Reflections on Desert, Sea, Stone, and Sky (Vintage 2002) is one long prayer of the senses, celebrating and mourning humanity through nature’s mirror….read more here

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