Melody Ermachild Chavis
Melody Ermachild Chavis is an American writer living in California and Germany. She is the author of, Meena, Heroine of Afhanistan: the Life of the Martyred Founder of the Revolutionary Association of Women of Afghanistan.
Articles by this author
Friday, September 18, 2015
Open Homes, Open Borders: A Dispatch from a German Village Sheltering 400 Refugees
Dear friends, I could easily walk from our apartment to the village sport hall where 400 refugees arrived last night, Wednesday, September 16. The German Red Cross worked for the past few days to get it ready with cots, food, shelves of clothes organized by size and gender, toiletries, toys for...
Thursday, May 16, 2013
The Quiet Disaster: European Bees in Trouble
It is not a fire or an earthquake. It makes no noise, and you can notice it only close-up. I live on a horse farm in Germany, surrounded by fields and orchards, the nearest village a kilometer away. After a dark, gloomy winter, apples, pears, and lilacs are in full bloom, and there are so many dandelions, the horses seem to be grazing on pastures of butter.