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Moo-Morial

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As in 2015 we today took part again in the Keith Hagel Moo-morial 5K Pasture Dash, a trail fun-run/walk for the entire family, here in Fredericksburg/TX, on the grounds of the Hagel dairy farm. The money raised goes to support … Continue reading

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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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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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Saengerfest and Bike Your Park Day

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It’s a weekend full of events hereabouts – way more than the two mentioned in the headline. But these were the only two I managed to attend. Sängerfest und Bike Your Park Day Dieses Wochenende war vollgepackt mit Veranstaltungen hier … Continue reading

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Gillespie County Fair

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Two weekends ago, we had our annual Gillespie County Fair, the 128th to be precise. That means it’s the oldest county fair in Texas. Annual Fairs have been held ever since the founding of the Gillespie County Fair in 1881, … Continue reading

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Wedding Anniversary Dinner

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Yesterday, on our anniversary, our most-liked restaurant here in Fredericksburg, the Cabernet Grill, was closed, unfortunately. So we decided to do something quite different than that posh restaurant: we went to Cooper’s in Llano, to an archetypically Texan “barbeque joint”. … Continue reading

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Seven Years Ago to the Day …

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… was the happiest day in my life, when Mary, upon the question “Do you want to take this man as your husband”, answered, “Yes, I do”, and we got legally married. Here’s the marriage license: Genau auf den Tag … Continue reading

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The 9th Annual LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour

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That was quite some time ago now, as it was on April 2 this year, but for a variety of reasons I have not been able to blog about it yet – what I originally had intended to do immediately. … 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