Posted in April 2011

It’s called weiƟ Spargel.

It’s almost spring here. There are flowers. Flowers that looked a little worse for wear after the temperature dropped last night. But there are still flowers. The real story however, is asparagus. Pale, overly fat, creepy looking white asparagus. The people here go total nutballs for it. But if you’re paying $8 per pound for … Continue reading

Der Schwarzwald

In turns out that just like in Seattle, winter in Ulm turned us into hermits, with trips to the Saturday market really our only excitement for the last bit of February and early March. With the gray skies and 4:30pm darkness, it was much easier to hibernate in the apartment than do any sort of … Continue reading