Thanksgiving 2020

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People often ask if I make the usual foods for Thanksgiving. I don’t. 1) It’s a normal weekday here; and 2) the friends and family we would invite to dinner would decline most of the traditional menu–including the bird–for personal dietary reasons. I prefer to make simple meals for just… Read more »

Freising Foto Freitag

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(The original FFF!) It’s beginning to look a bit like Christmas in the Innenstadt, despite the lockdown and the eternal construction–the Christmas stars have been installed!

Foodblogging: Caprese Salad

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After several enjoyable weeks of cool weather with sufficient rain, in which we did nothing remarkable, it is Hochsummer. Iowa temperatures, with additional hours of sunlight, and no air-conditioning. If anybody needs me, I’ll be flopped in front of an oscillating fan in a darkened room, sipping tap water with… Read more »

Ausflug: Storks!

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The Biergärten have reopened! Yesterday we went with Roland’s parents to nearby Schloss Hohenkammer, a 17th-century castle with a moat that is now an event center. With a nice Biergarten. The pandemic rules are pretty simple: disinfect your hands, wear a nose-mouth-mask when you are not sitting at your table,… Read more »

Ausflug: Mercedes-Benz Museum

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Yesterday we took a nice drive (the speed limit for the winter tires was reached) over to Stuttgart to see the Mercedes-Benz Museum. I myself am less interested in looking at cars than Roland is 🙂 but I enjoy museums in general. The museum is very well-designed, relating the history… Read more »