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Not So Good News …

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… from across the road: ever since we moved here, we have know that some day the wide area just across the road from opur property would be developed, but we have always hoped it would not be too soon, … Continue reading

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Morning Views of the Garden

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It was/is a gorgeous early autumn morning today. So I decided to take a few pictures and just publish them here, as a gallery, without further comment. Enjoy! Morgenansichten des Gartens Es war/ist ein prachtvoller Frühherbstmorgen heute. Da bin ich … Continue reading

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4 Inches of Rain Overnight, …

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… and “our” creek looks like this: 4 Zoll [101 Ltr/Quadatmeter] Regen über Nacht … und “unser Bach sieht so aus: From the left you see the run-off from the street [it runs in the ditch parallel to our property … Continue reading

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Saengerfest and Bike Your Park Day

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It’s a weekend full of events hereabouts – way more than the two mentioned in the headline. But these were the only two I managed to attend. Sängerfest und Bike Your Park Day Dieses Wochenende war vollgepackt mit Veranstaltungen hier … Continue reading

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Gillespie County Fair

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Two weekends ago, we had our annual Gillespie County Fair, the 128th to be precise. That means it’s the oldest county fair in Texas. Annual Fairs have been held ever since the founding of the Gillespie County Fair in 1881, … Continue reading

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When We Were in Port Aransas Lately, …

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… we did not only eat, even if it may seem so from my previous posting. Als wir neulich in Port Aransas waren, … … haben wir nicht nur gegessen, auch wenn es – geht man nach meinem vorherigen Beitrag … Continue reading

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A Few Days in Port Aransas

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It’s been a while ago already that we were there [actually it was from August 15 to 19], to kind of “pre-celebrate” our 7th wedding anniversary[I posted about it here and here], but it’s only now that I’m posting a … Continue reading

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Wedding Anniversary Dinner

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Yesterday, on our anniversary, our most-liked restaurant here in Fredericksburg, the Cabernet Grill, was closed, unfortunately. So we decided to do something quite different than that posh restaurant: we went to Cooper’s in Llano, to an archetypically Texan “barbeque joint”. … Continue reading

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Seven Years Ago to the Day …

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… was the happiest day in my life, when Mary, upon the question “Do you want to take this man as your husband”, answered, “Yes, I do”, and we got legally married. Here’s the marriage license: Genau auf den Tag … Continue reading

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Best Kasseler Ever …

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… or very nearly so was the Kasseler we had yesterday, from the pork chops I had smoked on Saturday. I might have had equally good or even slightly better Kasseler in Germany, but definitely nowhere here in the US, … Continue reading