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Bach at Luckenbach

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A few weeks ago, on June 15, the Fredericksburg Community Orchestras presented “Bach at Luckenbach/TX”, an evening of classical and fiddle music in historic Luckenbach, Texas. Bach in Luckenbach Vor ein paar Wochen, am 15. Juni, präsentierten die Fredericksburg Community … Continue reading

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Honoring the Past: Grand Entry and Powwow

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Let’s continue with day two of this event. On this, the second day, there was to be a Powwow in the Adelsvereinshalle on Marktplatz, and two times a “Grand Entry. Because of the light conditions [bright sunshine outside but fairly … Continue reading

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Teepees Near the Vereinskirche

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It’s three weeks past now that we had Native Americans here in Fredericksburg for the “Honoring the Past” weekend in celebration of the one and only treaty between white settlers and Native Americans that has never been broken – the … Continue reading

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Fourth of July – the Texas Way

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A Happy Fourth of July to everbody and God Bless America!

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Hummingbirds

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A few days ago I had a good opportunity to get pictures and videos of “our” hummingbirds [this year we seem to have four at least] flitting around our hummingbird feeders and drinking their fill. Even with me sitting close … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice

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Spurred on by a tweet from Germany about a fire on the eve of summer solstice, I decided to have one here in our back yard, too. Here’s some of the pictures I took: Sommersonnenwende Angeregt durch einen Tweet aus … Continue reading

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Hill Country Antique Tractor & Machinery Show – Part 5

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And now, I think, it’s time for the final post about that show: machinery in action again – this time a corn sheller and a thresher. That was another demonstartion I enjoyed a lot: Hill Country Antike Traktor und Maschinen … Continue reading

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Hill Country Antique Tractor & Machinery Show – Part 4 [Miscellanea]

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Before I finally come to the end with more (moving) big machinery, I’d like to show some miscellaneous items here – not exactly tractors or vintage machinery, but related anyway: Hill Country Antike Traktor und Maschinen Schau – Teil 4 … Continue reading

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Hill Country Antique Tractor & Machinery Show – Part 3

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In spite of the fact that it is called an “Antique Tractor … Show”, I haven’t shown any tractors yet – except for that row of small ones in the previous post. Well, let’s get to the tractors then. First … Continue reading

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Hill Country Antique Tractor & Machinery Show – Part 2

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Today, let’s continue with more pictures and videos from that show, this time some small machinery and, as I don’t really know much about these machines, without (much) explanatory text: Hill Country Antike Traktor und Maschinen Schau – Teil 2 … Continue reading