Monthly Archives: May 2018


Galveston – Foodwise

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I think I left the best for my last blog post about Galveston: the good food we had!  🙂  Well, we did have some seriously great food, especially on the occasion of my birthday dinner at Fisherman’s Wharf. But let’s … Continue reading


Galveston – the Moody Mansion

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On our third day in Galveston at the beginning of April this year, after having sailed on board the “When and If“ during the Parade of Sails on my birthday, April 5, and after having been on board some of … Continue reading


On Board Vintage Vessels – Just Pictures

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On the day after the Parade of Sails we went on board the tall ships and snooped around. A few pictures here from below decks: An Bord betagter Schiffe – Nur Bilder Am Tag nach der Parade of Sails haben … Continue reading


More Galveston Videos

As I wrote before, it was not only the “Carnival Valor” we could watch sailing by, but also the “When and If” and the “Lynx“. Here’s a video of those two beautiful vessels. Unfortunately, I again had to shoot the … Continue reading


Galveston Harbour – The “Carnival Valor” Leaving

As I said – and showed – in my previous post, we could see the cruise ships from the window of our room. And we were also able to watch – and record video footage – of the “Carnival Valor” … Continue reading


Galveston – The Harbor House Hotel at Pier 21

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Let’s – after quite some time in between – continue with reporting about our stay in Galveston more than a month ago, this time with a description/review of our hotel. Ever since we had seen it last year we had … Continue reading


First Fawn in 2018

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Just a few minutes ago we got a glimpse of a fawn – the first this year. Very likely our neighbour [some others had alerted her to that fawn on her lawn and had wanted to try and get it … Continue reading


Garden(ing) News – Blogpost #4 [Nursery and Vegetable “Garden”]

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I have fairly frequently posted about me growing shrubs and trees in my nursery, but now there’s more: Mary has started growing veggies and herbs there, too. The nursery, btw, is in our former dog kennel, to protect the plants … Continue reading


A New Addition …

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… to Our Collecion of Pictures Last Friday we had the First Friday Art Walk again here in Fredericksburg, and our favourite gallery, the RS Hanna Gallery, had a demonstration by some artists, members of the WAOW [Women Artists of … Continue reading


More News from the “Garden Front”

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Lately, I got myself another gardening tool – or gardening toy, as some who know me might say: a lawn sweeper: Mehr Nachrichten von der “Gartenfront” Neulich habe ich ein weiteres Gartenwerkzeug – oder “Gartenspielzeug”, wie die, die mich besser … Continue reading