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The Coming of the Cows: a Tirolean Tradition
Thanks Derdriu, I did not know of Basque traditions in South West USA. Decorations don't impede vision. Cattle wear bell collars throughout the year, but selected ones wear an ornamental wreath around the head and neck as well.
frankbeswick, 1 hour ago
Fight Pollution Indoors with Air Purifying House Plants
WriterArtist, Thank you for the practical information and, especially from Costa Farms, the product lines. Is your beautiful sansevieria healthy from direct or reflected light? Isn't it wonderful the way houseplants can do indoors what trees do ...
DerdriuMarriner, 3 hours ago
The Coming of the Cows: a Tirolean Tradition
frankbeswick, Thank you for the photographs, practicalities and products related to you and your wife's celebration in northern Italy of her retirement from teaching. Transhumance-related celebrations are an enduring, photogenic part of Basque ...
DerdriuMarriner, 3 hours ago
Undine from Fairy Tale to Star Trek
Thanks, DerdriuMarriner, for your additional info. Red heads truly have very special status in history.
Tolovaj, 14 hours ago
Remove This Anchor (A Poem)
Thank you. I'm glad you liked it.
StevenHelmer, 1 day ago
Remove This Anchor (A Poem)
StevenHelmer, Thank you for le poème du matin ("the poem in the morning"). Your poem has the emotional and structural impact on me of Déjeuner du matin ("Breakfast," literally "lunch in the morning") by Jacques Prévert (Feb. 4, 1900-April 11, ...
DerdriuMarriner, 1 day ago
Walking in the Dolomites
Generally land in Britain lessens in fertility and becomes moorland shortly after 1000 feet above sea level.Much of the decline is due to excessive rainfall, which produces leached and acid moor soils.Southern England [excepting parts of ...
frankbeswick, 1 day ago
Fight Pollution Indoors with Air Purifying House Plants
Radon does not need a source from man, it occurs naturally as heavy elements break down. Since it is a gas it creeps upward, and can even pass through bedrock into home foundations where houses are right on rocks. Here, it is not a problem ...
blackspanielgallery, 1 day ago
Collectible Beer Steins
I believe most can also be used,
blackspanielgallery, 1 day ago
Walking in the Dolomites
frankbeswick, Thank you for the photos, practicalities and products. You begin with the intriguing observation that "As one used to the northerly latitudes of Britain I noticed how fertile the land was at heights well above the highest point in ...
DerdriuMarriner, 2 days ago
A Day at the Poynton Show
I said towards the end of the article that my ability to lift and carry show items was limited and that the society had forbidden me from lifting, but today I got good news from the medics. Yes there is a medical problem, but it is curable with ...
frankbeswick, 2 days ago
The Haunted Hill Fort: Chanctonbury Ring
Interesting that you said this, for Brother Raoul, writing in Deeper Into God, meditated at various sites in the Lynn Peninsula in Wales and found that places where monks and others had prayed seemed to aid his prayer. There were places that ...
frankbeswick, 2 days ago
Fight Pollution Indoors with Air Purifying House Plants
@ blackspanielgallery - Your reasoning is logical. A plant that absorbs poisonous gas may become poisonous due to the inherent reason of absorbing poison. Although the VOC are broken, most of these plants are poisonous in nature. Man-made ...
WriterArtist, 2 days ago
The Haunted Hill Fort: Chanctonbury Ring
Places that are haunted could be where the evil was committed. Therefore, the vibes and experiences incurred to many people who wandered there intentionally or unintentionally is painful and torturous. I have been to places where monks ...
WriterArtist, 2 days ago
Fight Pollution Indoors with Air Purifying House Plants
I have heard of absorption of carbon dioxide and the release of oxygen. If other substances are absorbed they, or their elements from which they are made, must show up as part of the absorbing plant, or be released back as oxygen is. This ...
blackspanielgallery, 2 days ago

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