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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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Bob Everhart Lives for Old-Time Country Music

42nd National Old-Time Music Festival and Pioneer Expo August 28 – September 3, 2017 Plymouth County Fairgrounds—LeMars, IA 51520 Funny, how a small Bavarian village (where I spent most of the summer) can harbor all kinds of memories. But country … Continue reading

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Arnold Annen–An Extremist in Ceramics: Illuminations

Arnold Annen ist ein Keramik-Poet. Hier (oben) eines seiner Designs, das er der Natur (Mikroben) abgeschaut hat. Wir haben ihn und seine Partnerin Violette Fassbaender–unsere Freunde–kürzlich besucht. Beide Künstler sind einzigartige Keramik-Pioniere, Arnold mit seinen zerbrechlichen Schalen, Violette mit ihren … Continue reading

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Jack Earley–Stories for Every Day and Saturday Nights

My friend Earley is a Jack of many trades. Yes, Jack Earley is his name. Much to say about him (Jack on right; middle, Kate Earley; left, me) Jack has been creative all his life, one way or another. He … Continue reading

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Give Up Facebook for Lent

It’s Lent. Now what? The choices for Lenten penance are as many as there are sins. Except for beer. I can’t give up Märzen and Doppelbock as a good Catholic, especially since St. Patrick is such an important saint also … Continue reading

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