Category Archives: eating & drinking


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


SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 11 [From Enid/OK back Home to Fredericksburg/TX]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017: All good things (must) come to an end – eventually – and so this ist he last day now of our SolarEclipseRoadTrip. Once again I woke up without an alarm, at 6:05AM, while Mary slept on … Continue reading


SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 9 [Sioux Falls/SD: Afternoon in Falls Park]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017: After a short respite in our motel we got off again, to town. We had really wanted to go back and explore Falls Park and the spectacular waterfalls as well as the sculptures of the “sculpture … Continue reading


SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 4 [Casper/WY: Anniversary Day]

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017: Today it was another big day, our 8th anniversary. So let me start with that, and our evening dinner, first, and later post about what else we did that day, i.e. bicycling the Platte River Parkway … Continue reading


Pre-Labor-Day BBQ

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We didn’t do our Labor Day Barbeque today, but kind of anticipated Labor Day and did it yesterday. This time we had bought quite a lot of meat so that it would be worth while breaking out the bbq pit. … Continue reading


SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Update [Back Home Safe and Sound]

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As it might be a few days before I have the time to really start blogging about this trip, I just want to post a short note here that we’re back home in Fritztown safe and sound. And here’s the … Continue reading


Galveston 2017 – “Good Bye, Galveston”

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For our last evening in Galveston we had wanted to have a good supper again, and in a nice location. So we decided on the “Fisherman’s Wharf” located next to Pier 21, kind of “in the shade of the Elissa”. … Continue reading


Galveston 2017 – Birthday Dinner at Gaido’s

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When I read Mary’s diary again, about what all we did in Galveston on April 5th, my birthday, I was in two minds if I should start writing about the way that day went, and only then, later, about our … Continue reading


Birthday Trip to Galveston [1]

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Having finished – finally – describing our “RailTrailsRoadTrip” from October last year, I can no proceed to writing about the short trip we took to Galveston in April this year, to celebrate my (70th) birthday. That will very likely be … Continue reading


(A Very Belated) Birthday Dinner at the Navajo Grill

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Last Tuesday we went – finally – to the Navajo Grill here in town to have Mary’s birthday dinner, even if the day itself was long past. But she had that gift card I had given her for her birthday … Continue reading