Monthly Archives: July 2018


Watering Restrictions

For a long time, I think for two years or even more, we have been at stage three of watering restrictions here in Fredericksburg.I don’t want to go into all the details, just that for us it means we can … Continue reading


RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 5 [Helen/Georgia – the Hotel]

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And now some more about our accommodation, the Helendorf (River) Inn: I had already mentioned that, after waking up at around 6 this morning, I had first walked around Helen on a photo shoot, while Mary, who had also woken … Continue reading


RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 5 [Helen/GA]

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We stayed in Helen for two full days, and we had not planned for any bicycling, but we wanted to just see Helen itself and explore the beautiful surroundings, of which there are more than enough, e.g. the Cherokee National … Continue reading


RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 4 [Bicycling the Silver Comet Trail in Georgia]

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As I wrote in my previous post, I had had to somewhat modify my plans for that day, because I had not been able to do all of the distance I had originally wanted to do the day before, and … Continue reading


Our Fritz Has Crossed the Rainbow Bridge

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This afternoon this wonderful and loveable guy passed away peacefully in his sleep: Unser Fritz hat die Regenbogenbrücke überquert Heute Nachmittag ist dieser wunderbare und liebenswerte Kerl friedlich im Schlaf gestorben: It was only on Thursday that we were ever … Continue reading


RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 4 [Cedartown/GA to Helen/GA]

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This day again will take two different posts because otherwise it would be too long, as we did not only travel from one town to the other, but I rode part of the Silver Comet Trail, too. But more of … Continue reading


Happy Fourth of July

happy 4th