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Horses at work in Lorraine

30 Septembre 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Lorraine

When I was a child, there were horses in farms. They were still working in fields where machines could not go easily. Then all horses were replaced by modern machines. Nowadays draught horses are back. They work again in places where machiches, which...

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Pumpkins in Lunéville

28 Septembre 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Lunéville

People who wanted to buy pumpkins today went to Lunéville. As usual, for the 24th time, the Société d'Horticulture organized the sales of cucurbitaceae plants (pumpkins, butternuts, red kuri squash, ...). The crop was not as good as last year but interesting....

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The tank battle of Arracourt in 1944

26 Septembre 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Lorraine

Celebration of liberation is going on in Lorraine. Day after day we can read articles in the local paper about villages organizing ceremonies about the liberation of 1944. In Arracourt, the US 4th Armored Division had to fight 10 days to get rid of the...

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Alsace in a window

24 Septembre 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Around Lorraine, #Alsace

It is quite unusual to see a whole region in a shop window. We found it in Eguisheim in August. Storks are part of the region and you see them flying above your heads in lots of places nowadays. You also find them in shops, small and big. They are everywhere...

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Alsatian joke

22 Septembre 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Life

When we were in Eguisheim, we saw a woman selling jam at a corner of a street. I make my own jam with our fruit or local fruit, but sometimes I like buying sorts I don't know. So we stopped near the long table and had a look. We discovered the usual jams...

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