Category Archives: firepit


As If 100 Degrees Weren’t Enough

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Today I had the firepit going even with an outside temperature of 100 degrees Fahrenheit because I needed to burn wood that had become infected with oak wilt. Our Oakwilt Specialists of Texas people had told me, when they came … Continue reading


Independence Day 2019

Just like last year, I did not attend our parade here in Fredericksburg. So there are no pictures nor videos of that event. But I do have three short video clips of a quiet evening by the fire pit in … Continue reading



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I seem to be unable to catch up with all the goings-on I want to blog about. There’s way too much new stuff constantly coming up, plus important things other than blogging to do, and on top of it all … Continue reading


BBQ Season Opened

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Today, we started the bbq-season: Grillsaison eröffnet Heute haben wir die Grillsaison angefangen: The finished product: mouth-watering, isn’t it? Das “Endprodukt”: da läuft Einem das Wasser im Munde zusammen, oder? And as it was such a success, we decided to … Continue reading


Summer Solstice

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Spurred on by a tweet from Germany about a fire on the eve of summer solstice, I decided to have one here in our back yard, too. Here’s some of the pictures I took: Sommersonnenwende Angeregt durch einen Tweet aus … Continue reading


Gate to Nowhere

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When we were in Karnes City a few weeks ago, we brought back an old garden gate, and yesterday I out it up here in our back yard. Not that it serves its original purpose as a gate to walk … Continue reading


Firepit: Trial Run

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Before using the new firepit when we have guests for Independence Day this coming weekend, we wanted to try it out tonight, and all went well. This is what it looked like: Feuerschale: Probelauf Ehe wir unsere neue Feuerschale benutzen, … Continue reading