The Grave Chapel – a victory of nature

Today I want to show you another piece of art and history of my hometown, the so called Grabkapelle  (grave chapel). It’s a small Baroque chapel next to our church and the graveyard. It has a little altar in it showing a Pietá with a Veil of Veronica beneath. The chapel is named after a…

Ex Voto

Here is another post on German traditions you can find in our region: Votivbilder The pictures I’ll show you are from the pilgrimage church ‘Zur schmerzhaften Muttergotters’ on the Geiersberg (one of the oldest pilgrimage churches in Bavaria btw, finished in 1486) What is a Votivbild? They are pictures made by Catholics as a donation…

Station

Here are some more pictures of my walk to the station, this time all pictures are taken at my destination, our local station. Please enjoy:)

Color fasting for Salvation

The period of fasting before Eastern has started and they tell you everywhere on the radio or TV that you should use this time to stop e.g.drinking alcohol, using your cellphone, smoking……….and so on, at least for a while. And now this is my personal lent: I stopped using color in my pictures….I’m not sure…

Cats of constant sorrow come in and take a seat

Lenny now got some medicine and Globules for his bad neck and he’s really getting better. But still his kidney doesn’t work as well as it should and Hannibal caught himself a sniff which seemed chronically V_v My sista seemed positively surprised by the Globules and so she searched for other Globules on the internet…