There have been some discussions of wildflowers in the May/June time frame. Here is a photo taken in May from the trail down from Magisalp. I am in the process of making a small quilt, painting the scene on white background fabric, using the photo as a guide. So far, so good.
The flowers may appear to be dandelions, but they are what makes the cheese and schlag taste so good.
So, for any of you on the fence--make your reservations now! May in the Heartland or…Continue
Added by Joan and Bruce on April 6, 2010 at 4:56pm — No Comments
I requested a visit to the Fingerhut Thimble Museum. Bruce, always up to satisfy my eclectic d adventures into the world of stitching, heads the Peugeot up the Autobahn to the town of Creglingen, off the Romantic Road. The museum is… Continue
Added by Joan and Bruce on January 27, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Breezes chasing fleecy clouds, scattered showers between bright sunshine--what about a trip to Bern to visit the Rosegarten? If it rains, we could always explore the myriad of shops along the arcade, and duck into the webs of passageways. The Rosegarten is a destimation not to be missed by serious gardeners, those who love gardens, and especially those who love roses. It is a photographers dream location, as the view from the Rosegarten, overlooking… Continue
"A selection of Falken Beer in Schaffhausen"
It is always fun when you are traveling to visit local quilt shops or sewing centers. A few years ago I discovered this wonderful quilt shop in Bern. They were closed twice, but I hit the jackpot this year. Now this is not your ordinary "walk-in" shop. Being located in Bern, it is a "walk-down" shop. The shop is located on the main street under the arcade corridor known as a "rohr" I understand that strolling through the town is to go "rohren"…Continue