Category Archives: Water

The Elements

William McClain, who has visited our previous site, recommended this magical video from Iceland.  It features the music of Sigur Ros, the Icelandic group, and a theater troop of developmentally disabled adults who offer us this play on the elements. … Continue reading

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The Domestication of the Elements

Since modern times we have struggled to master nature around us.  We pull strings.  Occasionally nature reminds us that our hold on her is tenuous at best: Superstorm Sandy on the East Coast of the United States and perhaps the … Continue reading

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Night

Night: an element of air, of water, of earth, the antithesis of fire?  Macauley’s chapter invites the reader to consider the daily cycling through darkness as more than a simple turn of the planet away from the sun. Identify the … Continue reading

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