Category Archives: Fredericksburg

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Light the Night Christmas Parade

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Yesterday we had our annual Christmas parade here in Fredericksburg and despite the weather [it was raining off and on all afternoon and evening] we went to watch it. Light the Night Weihnachtsumzug Gestern hatten wir unseren alljährlichen Weihnachtsumzug hier … Continue reading

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Auf der Wies’n … in Fritztown

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This weekend there’s the Oktoberfest hier in Fredericksburg, for the 36th time this year. Well, like the Oktoberfest in Munich it’s not my kind of event. We did go there, though, yesterday, not so much for our entertainment [since being … Continue reading

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Masonic Car Show

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Yesterday there was the 12th Annual Masonic Open Car Show, a show of custom cars, classics and rods showcased in all three pavilions at Marktplatz as well as on the adjacent sidewalks. This even was organized by the local Masonic … Continue reading

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Fredericksburg High School Band Spring Concert

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Last Thursday we had a very enjoyable evening at the spring concert of the Fredericksburg High School Band. The ensembles performing were the FHS Symphonic Band, FHS Wind Ensemble, and the FHS Jazz Ensemble. Fredericksburg High School Band Frühlingskonzert Am … Continue reading

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The Marktplatz Illuminated

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Last night I was able to take a few pictures of the Christmas lights on the Marktplatz: Der Marktplatz festlich erleuchtet Gestern Abend hatte ich die Gelegenheit, ein paar Bilder vom festlich erleuchteten Marktplatz zu machen:

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Gillespie County Fair Parade

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This year, on August 21, it was the 127th [the oldest continuing fair and parade in Texas] Gillespie County Fair Parade, and Mary and I – together with others – had been invited to act as judges for the participants. … Continue reading

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The Beginning, the Middle(s), and the End – Videos of the 4th of July Parade in Fredericksburg/TX

Last year I took quite a few pictures of the Independence Day Parade here in Fredericksburg, but this year I decided to take my camcorder. Here are some of the videos I took: Der Anfang, die Mitte(n) und das Ende … Continue reading

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No Wonder …

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… that we moved from Karnes City to Fredericksburg, when you see this picture, taken yesterday from the front porch of our old place, isn’t it?! Kein Wunder … … dass wir von Karnes City hier nach Fredericksburg umgezogen sind, … Continue reading

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Videos of the Deluge

Without more explanations, as they’re kind of self-explanatory, here are the videos I took of all the water: Videos vom Wolkenbruch Ohne mehr Erklärungen, weil sie ja mehr oder weniger selbsterklärend sind, hier nun die Videos, die ich vom/beim Wolkenbruch … Continue reading

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More Pictures of the Deluge

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Here I’m back with a few more words and quite a few pictures about today’s deluge. The forecast had predicted heavy thunderstorms for today, but that had been the case frequently lately without much more than a beneficial rainfall [I … Continue reading