Posted by Meghan Stone

Keep From Getting Sick! Echinacea Ginger Tea

Keep From Getting Sick! Echinacea Ginger Tea

It’s that time of year. The seasons are changing. One day it’s warm and you’re out in a t-shirt and shorts, and the next day you’re sporting the winter coat again. With all the fluctuations in temperature, air conditioning, heat, and the rest, this is the prime time to get sick. The best way that … Continue reading

An offering for Deolinda – Photos from Argentina

An offering for Deolinda – Photos from Argentina

Text by Meghan Stone, Photos by Juan Pablo Barrientos We are happy to welcome a very talented guest contributor to Piola.me, photographer Juan Pablo Barrientos. For more information about Juan, please see his bio at the end of the article. La Difunta Correa The story takes place in civil war-torn Argentina, cerca 1840. Deolinda Correa’s … Continue reading

The photograph vs. The written word

The photograph vs. The written word

Photos and text by Meghan Stone Both mediums have a special place in my heart. I love literature and reading. My brother is a writer, and I have always imagined that in some small way it was in our blood. Yet, when I sit down and try to express myself through the written word, I … Continue reading

Chickpea Pasanda with a Banana Twist

Chickpea Pasanda with a Banana Twist

We are proud and excited to welcome Piola’s first guest contributor, Sophie Lloyd! Today she will share with us her recipe for Chickpea Pasanda. You’ll love it! I know I did. Text by Sophie Lloyd, photos by Meghan Stone I’m no curry chef, but I know it takes a lot of fresh spices and careful … Continue reading

An Island Paradise – San Blas, Panama

An Island Paradise – San Blas, Panama

Photos and text by Meghan Stone Las Islas de San Blas (The San Blas Islands) are situated in the Caribbean Sea off the east coast of Panama. Although their beauty rivals some of the most popular islands in the Caribbean, they aren’t your typical island paradise. There are about 378 islands in total, but only 49 … Continue reading

Circus in Plaza San Martín, Argentina

Circus in Plaza San Martín, Argentina

Photos and text by Meghan Stone When I was invited to Plaza San Martín to see a circus perform, I almost didn’t go. I imagined the circuses of my youth: clowns with big red noses riding around on unicycles. I didn’t think that it would end up being one of the most amazing and random … Continue reading

Mama’s Simple Banana Bread

Mama’s Simple Banana Bread

Photos and text by Meghan Stone My mom always made the best banana bread. I never realized how easy her recipe was until I decided to make it for myself about ten years ago. It’s delicious, easy, and you should have all of the ingredients already in your kitchen! Here’s what you’ll need: 2.5 cups … Continue reading