From Picasso to Beuys at Villa Dessauer, Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany
Wonderful art exhibit with Picasso, Dali, Warhol, Hundertwasser, Chagall and more at the opulent Villa Dessauer in Bamberg, Germany.
Boyer’s Coffee Roasters and Cafe, Denver, Colorado
Boyer’s, local Denver coffee roaster and coffeeshop, has been a part of the Welby community for 55 years. Until the building burned in March 2020, Boyer’s occupied the 1927 Washington School building. Now in the process of rebuilding, Boyer’s is once again roasting coffee and plans to rebuild the cafe.
Crana Historica Fest in Kronach, Bavaria, Germany
The annual Crana Historica in Kronach, Bavaria, Germany: re-enactments of Medieval battles and life in general at the Rosenburg Fortress.
Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge near Denver
Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge is a former chemical-weapons plant that the EPA cleaned up. It’s now home to over 300 animal species, amazing views, and a visitor center with interactive, educational exhibits and artifacts. This family-friendly excursion is free!
Edvard Munch Exhibit at the Shirn Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
A train trip to Frankfurt’s Shirn Museum to see the Edvard Munch exhibit. He’s a Norwegian artist probably most famous for his painting The Scream.
Coronavirus Pandemic Photo Essay
My photo essay about the coronavirus pandemic 2020.
Bergkirchweihfest, Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany
Huge beer fest in Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany! Huge pretzels, huge crowds, huge Ferris wheel, and, of course, huge beers!
Harmony Soapery: Handmade Artisan Soap with a Heart
Shameless promotion of Harmony Soapery, handmade soaps by my friend Gwen Campbell in central Florida. Big bars of natural, non-irritating, fragrant soaps you can give as gifts or keep for yourself. Get a soap subscription today!
German “Labor Day” — May 1st
May Day, or Europe’s Labor Day, is on 1 May every year. In Bamberg, samba bands and entertainment accompanies local beer and good food along with the spring sunshine.
Veterans Memorial in Northglenn, a Denver Suburb
Veterans Memorial in Northglenn, a suburb of Denver, Colorado. Giant bronze flag with soldiers from each conflict sprouting from it.