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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 15 [Bicycling (Part of) the Louisville Loop]

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In the morning, we had a nice breakfast in our apartment, and then drove around Louisville a little, to get a feeling of the layout of the city, especially the parking lots along the Ohio, from where we later wanted … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Retrospective

Here then is the second edition of the postings in my “Thursday’s Retrospective” series, this time with a contribution I originally posted on my “Pit’s Musings and Ramblings from a Big Country: mein persönliches Blog mit ‘Updates aus Texas’“, on … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 15 [The “Vue at 3rd Street” and Eating out on “4th Street Live”]

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It’s been really a long, long time – too long a time actually – since I last wrote about that roadtrip, but now I’ve finally gotten around to writing more. Here we go: RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Tag 15 [Das “Vue … Continue reading

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Wir haben einen Vogel

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Nein, um genau zu sein, gleich mehrere! For my English-speaking friends: as there is no fitting direct translation/equivalent to this German idiomatic expression [in German it means “We are crazy”], I’m using German in my headline istead of English. An … Continue reading

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Of Parasites and Semiparasites

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Von Parasiten und Halbparasiten When I was outside during the last few days, taking pictures of our early-blossoming trees, I also had the opportunity to look at out oaks and bodarks more closely and see the extraneous growth on them, … Continue reading

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First Blossoms

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And now, as indicated in my last posting, some of the first blossoms in our garden in more detail/close-ups, first some Mexican Plums: Erste Blüten Und nun, wie im vorherigen Beitrag schon angekündigt, einige der ersten Blüten in unserem Garten … Continue reading

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A Sure Sign That Spring Is Coming …

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… is that the Live Oaks are shedding their old leaves and growing new and nicely green ones. In this way the Live Oaks are kind of evergreen. Ein sicheres Zeichen, dass der Frühling kommt, … … ist, dass unsere … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Retrospective

Of late, I have been referring to my previous and now discontinued blogs so often that I’ve convinced myself that I really should start a project I had been mulling over for some time, i.e. to repeat – not reblog, … Continue reading

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… and a beneficial one at that: 0.7″ during the night. Look at the rain gauge:

Hurrah, wir hatten Regen, …

… und sogar gut-tuenden: immerhin 17,7 Millimeter sind in der vergangenen Nacht heruntergekommen, wie der Niederschlagsmesser zeigt:

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Finally: 0.7″ of Rain

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Remodelling – Update 5 [Quite Some Progress]

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It’s been a long time since I reported about the progress in remodelling our old place in Karnes County, and some of you might have asked themselves if we had given up on that project. But no, we are continuing. … Continue reading