Monthly Archives: May 2013

How much is a kid worth?

“I couldn’t possibly know how often I fended, but whenever I saw the thick and black weather coming close, I fended and pushed it back behind the highest mountains, where no rooster caws, no farmhand mows, no oxen lies down, … Continue reading

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Muttertag, Weltweit

English Version Als ich unlängst dieses Bild auf Facebook (GMO-Awareness) sah, kam mir folgende Sage aus den Alpen in den Sinn: In Östen bei Umhausen sollen einst wirkliche Hexen gelebt haben. Sie wussten jedes Unglück bei Vieh und Leuten immer … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day, Globally

When I saw this picture on Facebook (GMO-Awareness) the other day, an Alpine myth came to mind, that I’d like to share here: It is said that witches lived near the Tyrolean village of Umhausen. They knew when something bad was … Continue reading

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New And Other Moons

Today, Thursday May 9th, is New Moon. While this is just another astronomical fact for some,  New Moon is a meaningful day in the month for others. Why? Why are there folks who believe that the Moon, and how much … Continue reading

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