Monthly Archives: November 2017

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When Fritz Had His “Ouchie”

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Just now, when I was leafing through my pictures, I happened to come across some pictures and a video from earlier this year, when Fritz had his “ouchie”. In fact, it was way more serious than just an “ouchie”: it … Continue reading

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Lighting the Christmas Tree

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Tonight was kind of the official beginning of the Christmas season, with the lighting of the Christamas Tree and the Pyramid on the Marktplatz here in Fredericksburg/TX: Erleuchten des Weihnachtsbaums Heute war so etwas wie der offizielle Beginn der Weihnachtszeit, … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

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Garden Miscellanea

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On Friday, I tried out “my new toy“, our new lawn tractor, and I was quite happy with it. It runs smoother and faster than the old one [though, with it being faster, I have to hold onto it even … Continue reading

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Autumn Certainly Has Arrived, …

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… even if, at 81 Fahrenheit this afternoon, it didn’t exactly feel like it. But the trees in our garden do show it: Der Herbst ist mit Sicherheit eingetroffen, … … auch wenn, mit 27 Grad heute Nachmittag, es sich … Continue reading

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My New Toy

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Yesterday I got it: a new lawn tractor. Mein neues Spielzeug Gestern habe ich mein neues Spielzeug becommen: einen neuen Rasenmäher. Our old one, which we got in 2007, was getting more and more prone to repairs, and lately its … Continue reading

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La Tequila Jalisco

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On Wednesday, Mary had just come back from China and we didn’t want to cook ourselves, we tried a relatively new Mexican restaurant here in Fredericksburg, the La Tequila Jalisco. You’re right: this time it wasn’t to be “real” Texan, … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip [Some Further Notes]

Let’s just start with the (enormous) distances, a feature that still amazes me whenever we travel. SolarEclipseRoadTrip [einige weitere Anmerkungen] Fangen wir einmal an mit den (enormen) Distanzen, einer Tatsache, die mich immer noch, obwohl ich doch schon seit fast … Continue reading