Great Stuff Found on the Web — Wild Boar on Cause and Effect

Being a person who doesn’t care for the taste NOR smell of Sauerkraut, I found this post by Wild Boar from the Forest quote amusing.



This past Sunday was Oktoberfest at the church. Brats, German Potato Salad, Sauerkraut. Lot’s of Sauerkraut.

I always consider the week after Sauerkraut-fest to be “incense every day for Matins” week. It’s nice when Pragamtism meets piety.

About Norm Fisher

Norm was raised in the UCC in Connecticut, and like many fell away from the church after high school. With this background he saw it primarily as a service organization. On the miracle of his first child he came back to the church. On moving to Texas a few years later he found a home in Lutheranism when he was invited to a confessional church a half-hour away by our new neighbors.

He is one of those people who found a like mind in computers while in Middle School and has been programming ever since. He's responsible for many websites, including the Book of Concord,, and several other sites.

He has served the church in various positions, including financial secretary, sunday school teacher, elder, PTF board member, and choir member.

More of his work can be found at


Great Stuff Found on the Web — Wild Boar on Cause and Effect — 5 Comments

  1. Especially when the sanctuary and the fellowship hall where the Oktoberfest food is prepared/served have a common HVAC, those with concerns about lingering sauerkraut aroma may want to make sure the incense is thoroughly distributed. And depending on the skill of your thurifer, you may want to hand out some liturgical hardhats.

    The same goes for those times when the fellowship hall is used for lutefisk dinners.

  2. I don’t understand why most store bought sauerkraut is nauseatingly acidic. Visit a decent German restaurant, and the kraut is often as mild as green beans. Red cabbage and sauerbraten are still my favorite.

  3. If you are limited to store-bought kraut, you can cut the acidity by rinsing it thoroughly with water in a colander in the sink. That cuts the sharpness. Or even add a dash of sweetener. Or a dash of a seasoning or two. Schmeckt, was?

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