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A Christmas Journey – 2017

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As every year for the last 17 [if I am informed correctly] the Bethany Lutheran Church congregation presented their “Christmas Journey”, a living display of biblical scenes around the birth of Jesus Christ, last weekend, and last Friday we went … Continue reading

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Display of Nativity Sets [and More]

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This weekend, the Holy Ghost Lutheran Church celebrated the “reason for the season” with a display of hundreds of nativity sets and other Christmas-themed paraphernalia in their Fellowship Hall. It was really hundreds of objects worth seeing, from the modern … Continue reading

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Johnson City Christmas Lights

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Johnson City is famous here in our neck of the woods for its gorgeous Christmas lighting. Part of it is due to the spectacular lights around the Pedernales Electric Co-operative, but also the park, the Courthouse and many private homes … Continue reading

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Lighting the Christmas Tree

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Tonight was kind of the official beginning of the Christmas season, with the lighting of the Christamas Tree and the Pyramid on the Marktplatz here in Fredericksburg/TX: Erleuchten des Weihnachtsbaums Heute war so etwas wie der offizielle Beginn der Weihnachtszeit, … Continue reading

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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

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 3 [Casper/WY: Addendum]

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Monday, August 21, 2017: A few pictures here which I had forgotten to include in my previous posting. Before walking into town, we took two pictures at our place. Sorry about the quality of the one I took. SolarEclipseRoadTrip – … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 3 [Casper/WY: The Big Day – Total Eclipse]

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Monday, August 21, 2017: Today, from 11:42:39AM till 11:45:05AM with its peak at 11:43:52AM, the great moment was to be – total solar eclipse in Casper. SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Tag 3 [Casper/Wyoming: Der große Tag – Sonnenfinsternis] Montag, 21. August 2017: … Continue reading

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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

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Bach at Luckenbach

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A few weeks ago, on June 15, the Fredericksburg Community Orchestras presented “Bach at Luckenbach/TX”, an evening of classical and fiddle music in historic Luckenbach, Texas. Bach in Luckenbach Vor ein paar Wochen, am 15. Juni, präsentierten die Fredericksburg Community … Continue reading

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Honoring the Past: Grand Entry and Powwow

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Let’s continue with day two of this event. On this, the second day, there was to be a Powwow in the Adelsvereinshalle on Marktplatz, and two times a “Grand Entry. Because of the light conditions [bright sunshine outside but fairly … Continue reading