Posts Tagged ‘famous people’

Perhaps these doors in Plombières-les-Bains aren’t famous in and of themselves, but those found behind them at various times were.  People of all ranks and classes enjoyed the thermal baths throughout the centuries, baths of 85 degrees Centigrade/185 Fahrenheit. Let’s hope some cold water was added!  But whether you bathed in them or drank the mineral-filled waters, you might have been in illustrious company. And who knew whom you might pass on the streets?

copyright janet m. webb 2016

copyright janet m. webb 2016

copyright janet m. webb 2016

 

I’ve already introduced you to Laura E. Richards, author of “Ballad of China”, https://sustainabilitea.wordpress.com/2012/11/27/a-ballad-of-china/.  Here’s another of her poems, which I also read in one of our orange Childcraft books.  In these days of cell phones, children might not understand how the elephant could get his truck tangled in the phone, but they’ll enjoy the rhythms and rhymes. (more…)