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Germany – Artistic Arrangement of Produce and Architecture

How to eat spinach like a child – Divide into little piles – rearrange again into new piles – repeat. After five or six maneuvers, sit back and say you are full.
– Delia Ephron –

GermanyAt a Saturday market in  Bamberg, Germany –  one vendor arranged his produce on elliptical shaped platters. Almost too beautiful to eat! The Car Guy would have had a quite a challenge if he had tried to prepare some of these unfamiliar edibles.

Germany pink red flower boxesAlso in Bamberg – an interesting arrangement of beams on this delightfully pink half-timbered shop/residence.

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  1. Hi,
    I love the way the vendor arranged the produce, it does look very nice. 🙂
    I think the pink building looks gorgeous especially with the red flowers under every window.

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  2. Both are beautifully arranged. I agree, the elliptical shaped platters are too beautiful to eat.

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  3. I often like the randomness of nature, but, I have to admit that your pictures of these arrangements are quite pleasing to the senses. Nicely done, my friend!

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    • That reminds me, Lorna, that I have some photos of ice that I should post. Bits of leaves and grass are embedded in the ice – random, but artistically arranged.

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    • Good eye, winsomebella! Yes, I was above it, but the display was tilted with the top resting on another box of produce. I’ve rotated the photo and I think it looks more understandable now!

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  4. Wonderful photos for the theme. Love that produce. There’s such good cheer & beauty in produce when it’s arranged right. That building does have interesting woodwork. It’s a lovely building to be sure. 🙂

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  5. That pic from Germany reminds me of a town in Michigan called Frankenmuth. Obviously Of German heritage. Unfortunately I’ve never been to Europe. Someday… sigh!!!

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  6. I love a great presentation but I hate to eat the food to mess up the art. We have edible bouquets here made from oranges’ apples’ pineapples. They’really is just too beautiful to eat. Now I’m hungry.

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  7. Beautiful! I would be tempted to use the veggies (not sure what the prickly one is..?) as a center piece.

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    • I agree – they would be a beautiful center piece. I’m not sure what the prickly/fuzzy one is either!

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  8. I spent some time in Munich many years ago. Very quaint, picturesque and charming city. One of the few relatively untouched by the war. I particularly liked the fascinating moving clocks with their varied characters in the town squares. You brought back a nice memory.

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    • We were in Munich for Oktoberfest a few years ago. It is a beautiful city and we enjoyed our visit there very much. We stayed in a hotel right across the road from the main train station, so we could walk everywhere we wanted.

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  9. Great foreign photos. Very enjoyable- your commentary as well.
    To answer your question about where one lives and why or whatever. I do not question it for I am completely satisfied with where I live. I have everything that I need within a short distance and I have lots of room on my property. I am not wealthy- not even close. Just lucky to live where I do.

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    • It is wonderful when people really appreciate how valuable home is and that wealth isn’t what necessarily brings happiness.

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