Monthly Archives: March 2016

Gallery

Southern Walnut Creek Trail

This gallery contains 11 photos.

Last Saturday we went to Austin for a ride on the Southern Walnut Creek Hike and Bike Trail, organized by the Trailblazer Society of the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy. This wonderful paved [concrete] trail mainly follows the courses of Boggy Creek and … Continue reading

Gallery

A Witches’ Circle in Our Garden?

This gallery contains 24 photos.

Well, actually what we call “Hexenkreis” [witches’ circle] in Germany is something different, namely a circle of mushrooms, line here: Ein Hexenkreis in unserem Garten? Na ja, eigentlich ist ein “Hexenkreis: etwas Anderes, nämlich ein Kreis von Pilzen, wie hier … Continue reading

Gallery

Spring

This gallery contains 11 photos.

Today it’s quite cold. Just now, with a blustery north wind, only 53 Fahrenheit. But for the last few weeks we really had spring-like weather. I even had to mow the lawn a week ago – much sooner than I … Continue reading

Gallery

Texas Star Trail Ride

Last Saturday, this year’s Texas Star Trail Ride started here in Fredericksburg for the 112-mile trek to the outskirts of Austin. Texas Star Trail Ride Am vergangenen Samstag startete hier in Fredericksburg der diesjährige Texas Star Trail Trek zu seinem … Continue reading

Gallery

Under a Texas Sky

This gallery contains 1 photos.

Today, shortly before noon, a group of Hereford cattle were resting under the oaks on the LBJ Ranch.

Gallery

It’s Spring …

This gallery contains 9 photos.

… and punctually at the beginning of spring our Bradford Pears I planted last year have started blossoming. Well actually it is one day past the beginning of spring and the first blossoms had started to appear a few days … Continue reading

Aside

… der fällt ja bekanntlicherweise – wie das Sprichwort sagt – selbst hinein. So geschehen am vergangenen Freitag, als ich das Loch für unseren Weihnachtsbaum gebuddelt habe. Dabei wollte ich doch Niemandem etwas, sondern nur eine Schaufel voll Erde zum … Continue reading