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Winter 2019

God’s Blood

In June, Buni opens the last barrel of her famous black wine just before the holiday of the Saints Peter and Paul, the Summer Saintpeter—Sânpetrul de vara—when the sky opens and we can see God’s face. No one knows how she makes the wine last that long. By this time, the village has gone dry. [...]

Elevation 6,985

On the Western slope of Colorado, just outside of Telluride, the San Juan Mountains have been hazy the past two days because of a fire accidentally started by a homeless schizophrenic’s cigarette. From the cocoon of a hammock, you stare up at the blackest sky counting stars through the haze. It’s the kind of expansive [...]