Waiting for Windmills and Romney

It is summer holiday now,

 the Knesset is out of session until the middle of October. 

In Jerusalem, Israel, when one says after the holidays,

it usually means a wait until after all the Jewish fall holidays,

not just two weeks in the summer.

 We have waited a long time for the Montefiore Windmill 

renovations to be finished

so that it can go into operation as a working flour mill again.

"windmill" "Yemin Moshe photos"

At the beginning of the week it clearly was not finished.

"photo windmill", "image windmill"

After all the waiting the Windmill finally got its blades,

but the main dedication will have to wait until the end of August.

I got to hear Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

when she was in Jerusalem, Israel, 10 days ago.

Gee, we were waiting then too.

  US presidential candidate Mitt Romney is coming soon,

but I have not heard of any chance to hear or see Mitt Romney,

 unless you have a spare $50,000 to give him that is.

In the miserable heat this week it was hard to work or think.

"photo signs" , "image signs", "picture signs"

It was even hard to find anything amusing,

but these “walking” signs got me to laugh out loud.

Wonder what they are doing now?

We finally got our windmill.

Maybe they can advertise that we are waiting for an invite to see Mitt.

Oh well, the heat wave just broke and there is a cool breeze.

Now that is what we all have been waiting for.

6 thoughts on “Waiting for Windmills and Romney

  1. I don’t like the heat much either (we’ve had our share of it in New Jersey, only probably a much more humid version). I enjoy your updates from Jerusalem. Your walking signs are cool <-now, there's something cooling.

  2. I’m glad you found something to make you laugh out loud. Those walking signs are very funny…they made me laugh too. I look forward to seeing more about the windmill.

  3. Pingback: Jerusalem’s Montefiore Windmill Returns « The Real Jerusalem Streets

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