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Stuttgart's Green Sides-Part 3

A stroll in the fresh air amid scenic views rarely fails to lift one’s spirits. Following my exploration of Stuttgart’s Schlossgarten and Max-Eyth-Lake under blue skies, a journey to the elevated outskirts of Stuttgart-West helped elevate our moods on this overcast day, when my aunt and uncle kindly offered to take me sightseeing to another popular destination. 312 more words



Half-frozen mud, cold bracing air
A wind that makes my neck aware
That leaves torn from the tree will die
These poor gray strays who tumble by… 31 more words

Original Poems

Blue Sky and Autumn Colours

We’re still getting summer temperatures in Canberra, but some autumn leaves are finally coming out.


Fall Foliage

Simply couldn’t resist the color contrasts in this shot.  The view was lovely so I took this photograph.

About the photograph:

Fall Foliage – 28 Nov 2017… 14 more words


(s) Delighting in Daylight (4.20)

Delighting in Daylight

First mow of the lawn
Drawn out in three or more

Give the front it’s due,
You see that first – 84 more words


Leo Tolstoy – War and Peace (1867)

From the twenty-sixth of August to the second of September, that is from the battle of Borodinó to the entry of the French into Moscow, during the whole of that agitating, memorable week, there had been the extraordinary autumn weather that always comes as a surprise, when the sun hangs low and gives more heat than in spring, when everything shines so brightly in the rare clear atmosphere that the eyes smart, when the lungs are strengthened and refreshed by inhaling the aromatic autumn air, when even the nights are warm, and when in those dark warm nights, golden stars startle and delight us continually by falling from the sky.