Streifzug 7: Filderkraut festival

I’m sorry there was no Sunday porch yesterday. . . I was at the 37th annual Filderkraut-Fest in Leinfelden-Echterdingen, a town near the Stuttgart airport. There are very few weekends in the Stuttgart area without a local fest celebrating some aspect of the season.  Since the end of summer, we have celebrated the wine harvest, the potato harvest,… Continue reading Streifzug 7: Filderkraut festival

Streifzug 5: Unity Men

A ramble* on Friday, about 7:00 p.m. . . This year marks the 25th anniversary of German reunification. The federal state of Hesse, charged with organizing the celebrations, commissioned conceptual artist Ottmar Hörl to create an installation of serial sculptures. As many as 1,000 little green Einheitsmännchen or Unity Men will tour Germany. At the moment — until… Continue reading Streifzug 5: Unity Men