Gayle Kabaker’s “Falling Beauty” The New Yorker.

Gayle Kabaker’s “Falling Beauty

As promising as “Illustions of Grandeur” may sound, all it translates to in German language is megalomania. Source: Atlas Obscura.

As promising as “Illusions of Grandeur” may sound, all it translates to in German language is megalomania. Source: Atlas Obscura.

Albert Bierstadt

Nature abhors nothing, not even the wasteful intoxicating noise of colors. Nature’s yearly reoccurring megalomania. The painting from along the Hudson river, upstate New York is by Albert Bierstadt a German immigrant from Solingen.

October Fest beer price (Photo dpa / Süddeutsche Zeitung.

€10,90 is the price you pay for Munich brewed beer at this year’s October Fest, as announced by the local papers. (Photo: dpa / Süddeutshe Zeitung)

Autumn issues. Source: Marco Eisenack, Mucbook.

Acutally the tendency since 2016 is for the traditional Dirndl to be worn in a high necked way…
Source: Marco Eisenack, Mucbook.


Autumn issues: It defies the cold and wet, that there's only a successful start into winter to report from Munich. See handclapping crowd at the beer tent. Source: SZ.de.

It defies the cold and wet, that there’s only a successful start into winter to report from Munich. See handclapping crowd at the beer tent. Source: Getty Images)

Then we’ve got those, full of zest, whose days run short and years quickly chip away. For them its been as if last years autumn has just passed minutes ago. Was it not minutes ago that a traditional costume procession of some nine thousand people, men in traditional short leather pants and beer kegs drawn by six studly, cold-blooded horses. Among them a huge ox drawing a tremendous barrel?

To them girls in low cost traditional Bavarian clothes are well worth the desirous glance as some are in sedate Lodenfrey fashion.

Much like nature, they abhor nothing and accept the steady change of seasons, in which every period offers something of its own.

After all cooking legend Hans Haas, who makes use of the hard to define word normal in an ever changing landscape… He had something of significance to offer from his wealth of experience:

It was all so into each other not so separated

 

 


Also published on Medium.

Share on StumbleUpon4Tweet about this on TwitterGoogle+0Digg thisShare on LinkedIn1Pin on Pinterest0Email to someoneShare on Facebook0