Tag Archives: forest


Du siehst den Wald vor lauter Bäume nicht

“Du siehst den Wald vor lauter Bäume nicht.” “You do not see the forest for the trees.” Context: The informant went to school on a military base in Weisbaden, Germany, and spent the majority of her childhood there. She heard this proverb from her friend when she was upset. She continues to think of this… Continue Reading »

Goldentree and The Nature Spirits

About the Interviewed: Jakob is a senior at Calabasas High School. His family is half Isreali-Jewish, and half French-Canadian. He’s about 18 years old. Jakob told me a tale his father told him when he was very little about the woods they lived in. “Once upon a time there was a fairy named Silvertree, and she… Continue Reading »