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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 2 [Casper/WY: First Impressions]

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Sunday, August 20, 2017: After we had caught a quick glimpse of our accommodation, we drove on to Downtown Casper and looked for a spot in the shade for parking. We were quite surprised how easy it proved to find … Continue reading

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Three Mature Bucks in the Yard

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I had seen them before, and even got a video – albeit of a very poor quality – of them, but a few days ago I got another chance for pictures of all three together in our back yard: Drei … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 2 [Denver/CO to Casper/WY]

Sunday, August 20, 2017: As we had seen pictures of long lines of cars in Oregon, practically turning the highways into long linear parking lots, and as there had been constant warnings that the situation on the Colorado and Wyoming … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 1 [Fredericksburg/TX to Denver/CO]

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Saturday, August 19, 2017: As we had planned, we got up really early, I at the “unchristian” time of 03:45 am, and Mary at 4, because we had expected really congested roads on the Saturday before the solar eclipse [the … Continue reading

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Mature Bucks

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The clearest sign, to my mind, of approaching autumn – besides a clear drop in the nightly temperatures – is the appearance of mature bucks in our yard. They first showed up – singly or up to three at a … Continue reading

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A Facelift for an Italian Beauty

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Even Italian beauties can do with a facelift now and then, especially if they’re vintage. Bicycles, that is! (Gesichts)verschönerung für eine italienische Schönheit Sogar italienische Schönheiten koennen manchmal ein Facelift gebrauchen, ganz besonders wenn sie schon ein älteres Modell sind. … Continue reading

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Pre-Labor-Day BBQ

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We didn’t do our Labor Day Barbeque today, but kind of anticipated Labor Day and did it yesterday. This time we had bought quite a lot of meat so that it would be worth while breaking out the bbq pit. … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Update [Back Home Safe and Sound]

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As it might be a few days before I have the time to really start blogging about this trip, I just want to post a short note here that we’re back home in Fritztown safe and sound. And here’s the … Continue reading

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Hurricane Harvey

A quick note from Sioux Falls/SD: my friends, my “silence” here is on my blog not due to any difficulties with Harvey, but due to the fact that I’m still travelling. As long as I’m on the road [we’ll be … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip [Ready to Roll]

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Basicallly, we’re ready to roll: the bicycles are loaded, and our baggage is in the car. If it wasn’t for the fact that we don’t like to leave after a full day but prefer to get some sleep and then … Continue reading