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Remodelling – Update 7 [It’s Done!]

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Last Saturday we were back at the old place in Karnes City, to meet our contractor for the final inspection of his work in remodelling that old house, and we were absolutely pleased with the results. Renovierung – Update 7 … Continue reading

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Remodelling – Update 2 [Floors]

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The tiling of the kitchen floor has been finished, except for the grouting, and the wooden floors in the remainder of the house have been re-worked. Renovierung – Update 2 [Fußböden] Die Fliesen auf dem Küchenfußboden sind verlegt [nur die … Continue reading

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Remodelling …

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… our old house in Karnes City: Renovierung … … unseres alten Hauses in Karnes City: Ever since in 2014 we moved to Fredericksburg the old place in Karnes City [actually in Karnes County, 2 miles out of the city … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 8 [St. Louis]

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We had reserved this day for St. Louis itself, since despite all our bicycling plans we also didn’t want to neglect the “sights by the wayside”. RailTrailsRoadTrip – Tag 8 [St. Louis] Diesen Tag hatten wir uns für St. Louis … Continue reading

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New Garage – Day 37

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By now the new garage has nearly been finished. Here’s a few more pictures: Neue Garage – Tag 37 Mittlerweile ist die neue Garage fast fertig. Hier nun ein paar Bilder: Move the cursor over a picture to see the … Continue reading

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New Garage – Day 36

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Today, not much is to be shown, as there was some minor work be the electrician only. What can be seen, though, are the outside lights: Neue Garage – Tag 36 Heute kann ich nicht viel Fortschritt beim Garagenneubau zeigen, … Continue reading

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New Garage – Day 35

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Yesterday the garage doors were installed – finally. YEAH! Neue Garage – Tag 35 Gestern wurde die Garagentore installiert – endlich. Hurrah! And this is the way up into the attic: Und hier geht’s hoch auf den Dachboden: Oh, and … Continue reading

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New Garage – Day 34

That’s what the bannister on the back porch of the new garage looks like now that the bark has been stripped from the posts:

Neue Garage – Tag 34

So sieht das Geländer an der rückseitigen Veranda unserer neuen Garage aus, nachdem die Rinde entfernt worden ist:

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New Garage – Bannister after Bark Has Been Stripped

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New Garage – Day 33

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Yesterday, the framers were here again, and they put steps and a bannister at the side(s) of the porch: Neue Garage – Tag 33 Gestern waren die Zimmerleute wieder hier und haben sowohl ein Geländer als auch Stufen an der … Continue reading

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New Garage – Days 31 & 32

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Yesterday the framers came again and began the little roof over the walk-in door at the side of the garage. As this roof had not been in the original drawings but only later pencil-sketched in, it had somehow escaped our … Continue reading