Archive | May, 2015

The Legacy of Jakob the Rich

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Public housing projects are not usually on a tourist’s itinerary, but when we heard the story of The Fuggerei, we found it irresistible. Continue Reading →

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Praise the brakes & Pass the beer!

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“Let’s fly, Eagles!”  These 3 words will be forever burned in my memory as the Official Start of the Birthday Which Shall Not Be Named.   Continue Reading →

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Munich Miscellany

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Sometimes public art should stay private

Today, a gathering of random observations (because my brain has been addled by Bavarian pretzels and can’t come up with a unifying theme for this post): Continue Reading →

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Somewhat Batty in Bavaria

Schloss Herren Chiemsee

Schloss Herren Chiemsee

When it comes to deranged despots, it’s hard to beat Germany’s history.  One of my personal faves is Mad King Ludwig II of Bavaria (he of Castle Neuschwanstein fame). Continue Reading →

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May Day! May Day!

Roger, in heaven at BMW World

Roger, in heaven at BMW World

It’s finally here – the ‘birthay which must not be named’!  If anyone would like to join me in celebrating (or aggravating) my adorable husband on his birthday, please email your greetings to:

roger.haydock@wmitchell.edu

He’ll thank me (and you) later, I hope….

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