Move Me

Even in that still moment, seeming silence – our Atoms, Molecules and Cells are moving. Movement is proof of cellular intelligence, according to some scientists.  After all, how does a cell know where to move, how to move, how to change shape to get somewhere else? And the whole you, beyond your cells, must move to keep blood and lymph flowing, heart pumping, muscles working, lungs...
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The Grape’s Spiritual Purpose?

Is it possible for the grape to have a spiritual purpose that impacts human life? In his best-selling book The Botany of Desire, Michael Pollan lyrically describes relationships between humans and plants, from the plant’s point of view. Pollan posits that plants have a purpose; that the purpose of the apple, tulip, potato and marijuana is to fulfill human desires that would, of course,...
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The Heart of Wine and Heart Health

They tell us that wine, especially red wine, is good for our hearts. Certainly the molecules within wine contribute to our heart’s health. This photomicrograph of a red wine (sangiovese) reveals a heart within wine. Though not all red wines express hearts, those more likely to show us their hearts are organic and biodynamic as this one was. Yet I think that it’s a lot more than...
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