Monthly Archives: July 2015

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Well-Drawn Beer

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That’s what a well-drawn beer [Pilsener] should look like: Gut gezapftes Bier So sollte ein gut gezapftes Bier [Pils] aussehen: The secret of drawing a good Pilsener: first and foremost, take your time. Anything under five minutes to draw a … Continue reading

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Wonderful Bread

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We found this exceptional – by American standards – bread at Whole Foods in San Antonio last weekend. It’s called “Bachmeier Rye” and it makes such a difference to the usual soft and squashy stuff they call call “bread” hereabouts. … Continue reading

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Beers

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Now that I have new beer glasses [see previous posting] I also have the right beers: Biere Nun, wo ich die neuen Biergläser habe [siehe vorheriges Posting], habe ich auch die richtigen Biere dafür: Click on any one of the … Continue reading

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More Purchases

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When we were in Comfort, New Braunfels, and Gruene, snooping around in antique stores for furniture, I also found something quite different: German beer glasses [admittedly not antique] and some old books: Noch mehr Einkäufe Als wir neulich in Comfort, … Continue reading

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“New Old” Furniture

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Yesterday I wrote about transporting our newly bought antique furniture from Comfort to here and had one picture in which the armoire could be seen – in a way. Here’s the furniture now in better views, in their respective spots … Continue reading

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The Hickok/Vins Moving Company

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Yesterday we were in Comfort, to get two pieces of antique furniture we had bought there last week. We didn’t want to move those pieces on our open trailer. So we rented a closed one from U-Haul: Die Hickok/Vins Möbeltransport-Firma … Continue reading

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Hondo’s on Main

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Last night we decided to eat out for supper and our choice fell – again – on Hondo’s on Main. This iconic Fredericksburg eatery today is run by Cris Crouch Graham, daughter of the legendary John Russell “Hondo” Crouch, carrying … Continue reading

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Luckenbach Loop

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After quite a long time [the last time was in August 2010] I did the Luckenbach Loop again, a ride that is described on Cycle Texas, a website for rides out of and around Fredericksburg. This ride takes you to … Continue reading

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Mi Casita

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Well, it’s not exactly a little house for me, but I like that term for the small shed I put together yesterday to house our garbage can plus some more stuff, e.g. kindling and firewood. Mi casita Nun ja, es … Continue reading

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Everything Comes in Bags

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That’s a new experience for me here, that sand and even asphalt comes in bags here. When we had to do the foundations for our new little garden shed and the paving in front of it, we got sand – … Continue reading