Autumn Reflection at Jardin Public Compans Cafarelli.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection. Thomas Paine (1737 - 1809)
True gentleness is founded on a sense of what we owe to him who made us and to the common nature which we all share. It arises from reflection on our own failings and wants, and from just views of the condition and duty of man. It is native feeling heightened and improved by principle. Hugh Blair
Jardin Royal - Royal Garden - of Toulouse in autumn.
In the other gardens And all up the vale, From the autumn bonfires See the smoke trail! Pleasant summer over And all the summer flowers, The red fire blazes, The grey smoke towers. Sing a song of seasons! Something bright in all! Flowers in the summer, Fires in the fall! Robert Louis Stevenson Autumn Fires.
The falling leaves, the heartwarming and rich colors, the cool air and breezes... Seeing your kids playing amidst the fallen leaves, rolling on the leaves, the gentleness of the season...
The falling leaves drift by the window The autumn leaves of red and gold I see your lips, the summer kisses The sun-burned hands I used to hold
The below photo is the same monument from opposite angle, where we could see the trees along Allées Forain-François Ferdier. When we continue this Allées, we will arive at Jardin Royal (Royal Garden).
Sec. 7-34. Merchandising, advertising and signs prohibited. (a) Vending and peddling. No person in any city cemetery shall expose or offer for sale any article or thing, nor shall he station or place any stand, cart, or vehicle for the transportation, sale or display of any such article or thing. (b) Advertising. No person in any city cemetery shall announce, advertise, or call the public attention in any way to any article or service for sale or hire. (c) Signs. No person in any city cemetery shall paste, glue, tack or otherwise post any sign, placard, advertisement, or inscription whatever, nor shall any person erect or cause to be erected any sign whatever on any public lands or highways or roads adjacent to any city cemetery. (Ord. No. 378, § 4, 10-1-01)Sell flower could be good choice of business for kids. Wanna try ?
In the Philippines, this day, called "Undas", "Todos los Santos" (literally "All Saints"), and sometimes "Araw ng mga Namayapa" (approximately "Day of the deceased") is observed as All Souls' Day. This day and the one before and one after it is spent visiting the graves of deceased relatives, where prayers and flowers are offered, candles are lit and the graves themselves are cleaned, repaired and repainted.
In Poland, the Czech Republic, Sweden, Finland, Slovenia, Slovakia, Lithuania, Croatia, Austria, Romania, Hungary and catholic parts of Germany, the tradition is to light candles and visit the graves of deceased relatives.
In English-speaking countries, the festival is traditionally celebrated with the hymn "For All the Saints" by William Walsham How. The most familiar tune for this hymn is Sine Nomine by Ralph Vaughan Williams.
November 1st is the theme day for City Daily Photo Community with the theme choosen is Books. Today is also important day in France : La Toussaint, fête de tous les saints (All Saints), when people come to visit their loves ones in the cemetery, bring lots of flowers especially Chrisanthemum. The above collage is how I combine this 2 events together, showing some photos which presenting "books of life" of some people. These are not paper printed but mainly grave words on marble.
If You really want "the real books", I have prepare some books about Toulouse and surroundings. These are my private collections. 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