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Superbowl Preparations

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What is Superbowl Sunday without a good BBQ?! Absolutely unthinkable, especially here in Texas. Superbowl Vorbereitungen Was ist ein Superbowl Sonntag ohne Barbeque?! Absolut undenkbar, ganz besonders hier in Texas. That is why I got the grill/smoker out, and did … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 13 [Independence/MO – Beatrice/NE]

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After a good breakfast [2 pancakes and 2 breakfast link sausages for Mary, an egg, 4 sausage patties and 2 cups of coffee for me] we got on the road on another wonderful autumn day – cool but sunny. The … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 10 [Rainy Day in Hermann/MO]

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After a somewhat longer break for the holidays it is now time, I think, to go on with my account of our road trip, because otherwise – as I’ve only managed the first half of that tour – it will … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 9 [St. Louis/MO – Hermann/MO]

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Even if it would have been a short distance only – according to Google Maps 92.3 miles [1 hr 41 mins] if we had taken I-70. But on the one hand we usually avoid the big Interstates, preferring the smaller … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 7 [Fantastic Dinner at Porter’s Steakhouse]

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As said before, we had our supper just around the corner, at Porter’s Steakhouse. RailTrailsRoadTrip – Tag 7 [Ein fantastisches Abendessen im Porter’s Steakhouse] Wie schon gesagt, zum Abendessen waren wir im, gewissermaßen gleich um die Ecke, im Porter’s Steakhouse. … Continue reading

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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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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 3 (Afternoon and Evening) [Hot Springs/AR]

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After our short recovery at the B&B we decided to go for a stroll in the city, along Bathhouse Row. But let me satisfy your curiosity about Mary’s bicycle first: yes, we did get it back that afternoon, as promised. … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 2 [Poteau/OK – Hot Springs/AR]

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We got up relatively early again [I before 7AM] on this our second day of travelling since we had planned to do the “Old Frisco Trail” out and back first in the morning, before driving [with some detours because we … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 1 [Fredericksburg/TX – Poteau/OK]

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Well let’s now begin with the first “real” day of our trip. Our plan was to drive to Poteau in Eastern Oklahoma, because there’s the “Old Frisco Trail”, a rail trail that is – according to its description – quite … Continue reading

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A Few Days in Port Aransas

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It’s been a while ago already that we were there [actually it was from August 15 to 19], to kind of “pre-celebrate” our 7th wedding anniversary[I posted about it here and here], but it’s only now that I’m posting a … Continue reading