The fig-tree putteth forth her green figs …

The fig-tree putteth forth her green figs, and the vines with the tender grape give a good smell. Arise, my love, my fair one, and come away. Song of Solomon 2:13 It is Autumn, and the season has nature in its grip. Leaves change from a subtle green to various shades of yellow, orange andContinue reading “The fig-tree putteth forth her green figs …”

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

. . It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown is a 1966 American prime time animated television special based on the comic strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz. And this is the pumpkin patch behind my parents house in Austria. Pumpkins, more than other seasonal fruits and veggies play an important in rural live. Both, folkloricContinue reading “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”

You Have Your Lebanon And …

You Have Your Lebanon And I Have My Lebanon  (Written After The First World War, In The 1920’S) You have your Lebanon and its dilemma. I have my Lebanon and its beauty. Your Lebanon is an arena for men from the West and men from the East. My Lebanon is a flock of birds flutteringContinue reading “You Have Your Lebanon And …”