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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

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Teepees Near the Vereinskirche

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It’s three weeks past now that we had Native Americans here in Fredericksburg for the “Honoring the Past” weekend in celebration of the one and only treaty between white settlers and Native Americans that has never been broken – the … Continue reading

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Fourth of July – the Texas Way

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A Happy Fourth of July to everbody and God Bless America!

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Hill Country Antique Tractor & Machinery Show – Part 5

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And now, I think, it’s time for the final post about that show: machinery in action again – this time a corn sheller and a thresher. That was another demonstartion I enjoyed a lot: Hill Country Antike Traktor und Maschinen … Continue reading

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Hill Country Antique Tractor & Machinery Show – Part 4 [Miscellanea]

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Before I finally come to the end with more (moving) big machinery, I’d like to show some miscellaneous items here – not exactly tractors or vintage machinery, but related anyway: Hill Country Antike Traktor und Maschinen Schau – Teil 4 … Continue reading