The 88th annual Freisinger Volksfest is underway. Thursday I went just after lunch and took a couple hundred photos. Here is my themed sampler. General disclaimer: I think some of these characters may be unlicensed. I’m also fascinated by the light bulbs–older rides and games use regular light bulbs and newer ones use LEDs. In… Continue reading Freising Freitag: Cats of Volksfest
We’ve just returned from two weeks enjoying Norway. It will take months to sort through and edit approximately eight thousand photos (not including the Bad Cellphone Photos™…). One fun thing about living in Freising is that we can find beer brewed two miles from our home just about everywhere…here is a beer list from a… Continue reading A Tale of Two Beer Lists
On a walk last week I popped into a local cemetery to look at the flowers–Freisingers take maintaining and decorating their family gravesites very seriously–and noticed the three main components of Easter in the Church were represented in the grave markers. Indeed.
Tuesday was Fasching in Bavaria, analogous to Mardi Gras but a bit quieter, at least in Freising (fewer beads, more clowns). Roland had to work, but I had a day off from school, so I wandered down to the Marienplatz for the Kinderfasching, or children’s costume party. Any excuse to wear my sequined cat ears…and… Continue reading Freising Freitag: Fasching
It’s like I never left Indiana.