The week after Easter we woke up to snow three days in a row.
The final phase of a condominium complex in my neighborhood is underway, north of the supermarket and south of the cornfield. The crane in the distance is for the new school across the street from the General von Stein Kaserne.
I wonder what he’s thinking about.
More exploring in Landkreis Freising! The ancient Romans built a road through here–about twenty minutes west from Freising–in the first century after Christ*, between their territorial capital in Augsburg and the river Isar. The road is long gone. But south of Fürholzen, along the Moosach, a marker has been placed… Read more »
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.)
Parish church St. Georg, with bonus rant.