Scharbockskraut (Ranunculus ficaria)
The beans are illegal in the United States. I am fascinated.
It seems the snowdrops brought some snow and some lower-Midwest-style cold (-11° C when I woke up Thursday morning). I guess spring has to wait awhile. Met this guy in the Grottenau neighborhood, a hillside of small, closely-built houses dating from (I think) the mid-18th century, somehow connected with the… Read more »
Yesterday these things jumped me in the Ottostraße (“the big street by the Bahnhof“) and forced me to look at them. The German name is Schneeglöckchen, or snow bells. Don’t eat them. Instead, enjoy the waltz from Johann Strauss the Son. (I see you Iowans bragging about your snow. Harrumph.)
Yes, this is the least adventurous way to eat a (weird) vegetable.
Parish church St. Georg, with bonus rant.
A 18th-century grave marker in the (Catholic) parish cemetery of St. Georg, which was outside of the city walls when it was founded in 1543, and now is part of the the downtown. The skull has one bat wing and one bird wing to indicate that the soul of the… Read more »
For today’s Freising Friday we journey back to January 2018.
Greetings from Enhanced And Extended Total Lockdown!