Celebrating spring in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Sunshine spread warmth over snow-covered jagged mountain peaks and sloping hills dusted with white. In the valley, meadows burst with new growth; green grass and clover, yellow dandelions and buttercups and tiny white daisies stretched young leaves towards the sky. It was the first day in May 2019 in the Bavarian mountain resort towns of …

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‘Tis the Season

Once again, 'tis the season. For going overboard, that is. Unofficially it began a few  months ago. Outside temperatures in our nation's steamy capital still had us sweating.  In some stores however, shopping meant going on polar expeditions within frigid and fanciful winter wonderlands while dressed ready to traipse through the tropics.   Frosty the Snow Man, determined to "... be back again someday" could not have …

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