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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Let the Planning Begin !

I have said in the past (inaccurately of course), that various Oktoberfest visits were my last.  Next year is different, my intent is that 2013 is my final year.  I say "intent" because things can always change.  I'm not a politician; intent means I do not plan to go again.  That doesn't mean I won't if someone makes me "an offer I can't refuse".  

My son Gregory will be joining us next year, so I am figuratively "passing the torch".  He may never go again, but, oh well, I tried.  Also, since this is the 20 year anniversary of our first trip, how could I not go?

[tears on]  I need to maintain my perfect attendance record as the only original Oktoberfestian to attend all events. (Hint: An award would be nice.) [/tears off].  It would be nice to give that same award to Barley Man and Einfahrt, but what do I know?

I know it is early, but let's plan both a nostalgic trip and something new.  Extending our trip to a full week means:

Kloster Andechs?
Eagles Nest and the Salt Mines?
Kloster Weltenberg?
Tuna Fish Pizza?

Monday, October 22, 2012

A Slow Death

The wonderful Wiesn is experiencing a slow and agonizing death.  Can't wait to experience it in full bloom next year.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

We need to go some time!

Gabf. We need to go to Denver some year... Maybe 2014.