Author Archives: AnnElise

Plastic Bottle Manifesto

PLASTIC BOTTLE MANIFESTO 9/5/2019 All grocery stores must recycle their store-brand plastic water bottles. OR ELSE: We won’t buy them, drink tap water, refill our own. All grocery stores must collaborate with beverage manufacturers to create a deposit/recycle system for … Continue reading

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Concrete over Celtic Site

A Celtic village was unearthed in Ascholding (near Munich) as a result of a construction project. The remains/artifacts were dated ca. 300 BC. Soon the site will be buried under concrete and asphalt for a new Edeka grocery supermarket. This … Continue reading

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Monster holes create a Mesa moonscape

The heat is on in Mesa. It’s the new construction fever. Whole subdivisions are sprouting up over night. The most awful, megalomaniac, commercial buildings just shot up two blocks down by Falcon Field. Not that they have been sold yet, … Continue reading

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EINSPRUCH: Noch einmal 80 Parkplätze (oder 120?) sind zu viel fürs Dorf!

EINLADUNG: Gemeinderatssitzung am 25. September 2018 in Dietramszell zum Thema Ascholdinger Bauprojekte. My idyllic hometown, Ascholding, received a hodge podge of oversized industrial buildings over night. Some structures are large enough to park the whole church inside. Was this necessary? … Continue reading

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Kaltenberg-An Entertaining Trip to the Middle Ages

We did it again. We do Kaltenberg on every German trip. Look, here is the Grand Entry. The Kaltenberg Medieval Jousting Show and Marketplace is hosted at Kaltenberg Castle, the residence of the Duke of Bavaria.

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