Monthly Archives: May 2018

More From The Pentecost Craft Market

Three days of sunshine and the vendors at the Pentecost craft market in Sulzburg were, I imagine, quite pleased. Crowds were indeed even more numerous on Saturday and Sunday. It looked to me like a lot of things were being sold, though I admit I only paid attention to the food. Yes, I did get […]

Cinderella Story

Not only is Cinderella is going to the ball, but it looks like the coach may not turn into a pumpkin. It wasn’t supposed to happen this way. The Las Vegas Golden Knights are in the Stanley Cup finals. To say the hockey world is stunned is probably the understatement of 2018. The Knights are […]

Happy Pentecost

  It is Pentecost Sunday, a day in the church calendar that can vary in importance depending on which particular branch of Christianity is doing the celebrating. In Germany (or at least in my part of Germany) it is a big deal. I say that, not because I have seen any particular emphasis on the […]

The Kiosk

It’s the size of a phone booth (if you remember phone booths) and empty of everything except hope. It showed up in Sulzburg’s market Square Wednesday. I think it is a place where people can bring their books and take something different. I saw one in Staufen, when we were there a few months ago. […]

For Those Who Have Had A Long Week…

Need I say more?

Pick Your Own

It was the QR code and the idea of using PayPal that reminded me that even though this is very rural Germany, we are still in the 21st century.  A couple of kilometres away from our apartment, across from the grocery store we frequent, is a field of flowers. I noticed last fall that it […]

Did You Order a Tuesday This Week?

Monday was one of those days. So was Sunday now that I think of it.  No time to think, no time to write. That’s what happens when you are up before the crack of dawn and out of the house. There was/is a seminar in Basel that I was/am attending. That means I’m missing a  […]