below snowy wastes the righteous garden slumbers rebirth’s in the wind Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1379 Rise of Islam along the Silk Road (final episode February 2018; introductory episode March 2018) Chèvrefeuille has combined the last episode of February with the first episode of March because during March we will […]

Siddhartha and Govinda

enduring friendship two sides of the same coin a binding mantra Kim M. Russell, 2018 Siddhartha at the river My response to Carpe Diem #1376 Re-United In today’s episode, Chèvrefeuille tells us about the friendship between Siddhartha and Govinda, both Brahman’s sons who became friends early in their lives but, after starting a quest for […]


antique rose withered by the desert sun thirsty for rain Kim M. Russell, 2018 My response to Carpe Diem #1375 Petra On our journey along the Silk Road, today we have arrived at the ancient town of Petra, a historical and archaeological city in southern Jordan. Chèvrefeuille tells us that Petra lies on the slope […]