Friday, May 2, 2014

Flowers and fruit

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Coming back on one of the last*  buses at Friday noon, I saw this man had set up a little roadside stand in the first bus stop at the entrance to Meitar.
A bunch of flowers, a little box of  strawberries or shesek (loquats) would be a nice extra touch to bring home to the family for Erev Shabbat.
I hope some drivers stopped, bought, and brought.
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*Public transportation stops running from early Friday afternoon and starts again on Sunday morning.   Stores close during these times too.
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Shabbat shalom.  Wishing you peace and rest on the Sabbath.
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BTW, the post on the right has an LED display of when the next two buses will arrive (in real time).   It is powered by the solar panel on top. 
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9 comments:

  1. shabat shalom,
    it is so green around the desert bus station.

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  2. Yael, the green behind the bushes is a planted farm field. And Meitar itself is well landscaped, having even some patches of grass.

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  3. Wishing you peace and rest on the Sabbath.

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  4. Panels like that would be useful here- in real time. Buses here are almost routinely late.

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  5. Here in Belgium, also times stawberry, buy also along the road, producted in Wépion

    http://www.crieeauxfraises.be/en

    Have a nice weekend Dina.

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  6. If I am going to other peoples' homes for a shabbat meal, they probably don't need big presents that will sit forever in their cupboards. So there is nothing nicer than fresh flowers or delicious fruits.

    I hope the chap in your photograph did very well!

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  7. Shabbat shalom to you, Dina. Flowers, strawberries and loquats sound wonderful though I've never had loquats before. I'm wondering if they're sweet. I remember seeing them in China.

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  8. It's strawberry time here too and I have a loquat plant in my yard - yum :) The bus stop looks so pleasant with the green and the palm trees.

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