We interrupt my report about Israel Space Week to post something for City Daily Photo blogger's Theme Day.
The Feb. 1 subject is TIRED.
When I moved from the Jerusalem Hills down to the Negev a few years ago, I was shocked by the old-style technique used by one of the three movers.
Mohammad was not an especially big man, but he knew how to use the tumpline method to full advantage.
Still, at the end of that hot August day, I reckon he was a bit TIRED.
The whole work of moving house reminded me of the old Yiddish proverb:
GOD GAVE BURDENS, ALSO SHOULDERS..
I myself used to carry things on my back using such a tumpline while working livestock as a residential volunteer at Heifer Ranch and I found it quite nice.
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