This is not a pretty picture. We’re hunkering down as much as we can. Too bad not all of us are doing that. (Did you hear about the attack on the RKI?
These are nicer. Continue reading Fall Colors: Red and Gold
I’ve been riding my bike a lot lately. Here are some pics I’ve snapped along the way. Continue reading Recent bike rides and snapshots
It was pretty. Now we’re pretty…sore.
Click ’em to embiggen ’em. Continue reading Did a 10-mile walk today
Last week one of our city’s most identifiable symbols played dress-up. You can read more about the event on the city’s webpage here (in German). The occasion is the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Dom’s towers. We probably would have missed the memo on it completely, but a colleague of mine called our attention to it.
For reference, here is what it looked like before the light show began:
Music and a narrative, from the perspective of an apprentice and master stonemason, accompanied the light designs projected onto the cathedral. These stills look nice, but really it was the illumination’s animation that made it clear how the cathedral looked at different phases over its history.
Click to embiggen: Continue reading Dom, Illuminated
If you’re going to visit Regensburg, try for the Ides of May.
Weather’s been mighty…mercurial lately. Hot to cold to fierce winds, with rain and hail and then back to hot again as soon as the sun peeks for a few minutes. Continue reading Spooky Clouds and a Short Bridge Update
Dang. Not yet a quarter into it, and this year is flying by already. After our inconvenient-but-still-lovely Mallorcan long weekend last year, we returned to Regensburg to get to work on our new digs. We’ve learned a lot about wiring and installing ceiling lamps, and options for furniture, and some life lessons about paint contractors.1
Let’s see, what’s been going on? Continue reading Recap: November to Yesterday
We’ve been busy, like everyone, of course. We’ve been concentrating on the resolution of a small real estate drama, and trying to squeeze progress in that area around not one, not two, but three vacations planned out in advance. But that’s all coming to an end REALLY SOON. Continue reading Bridge Update, Sep…um…October 2016