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Local musicians performing Advent music, 2018. About four-thirty in the afternoon on a sunny day. I’ll be dipping into my sizeable trove of photos I failed to share in a timely manner, to keep Freising Foto Freitag going through our hard lockdown. (Finally sloth pays off!) Leaving your home for… Read more »

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The Weihnachtsmann (*not* Santa Claus) climbing into your window to (hopefully) leave you presents was more popular ten years ago, but I still see a few around town this year.

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 »

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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 »