Category Archives: holidays

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Backlog

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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

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Happy Fourth of July

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May the Fourth Be with You!

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This is the little guy we call “R2D2” here: Das ist der kleine Kerl, den wir hier “R2D2” nennen: It’s not exactly a look-a-like, but we like that (funny) name for this industrial vacuum cleaner. Er sieht nun zwar nicht … Continue reading

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Easter Barbeque

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In the strict sense, it wasn’t barbequing but smoking, which, however, doesn’t matter at all here. After we had opened the bbq season more than a week ago with a wonderful rib-eye, we had found our appetite and decided to … Continue reading

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Frohe Ostern – Happy Easter

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Ein Frohes Osterfest wünsche ich allen meinen Besuchern hier. I wish a Happy Easter to all my visitors here.

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Merry (Texas) Christmas, Y’alls

This year I’ve decided to do it a little different from the previous years and not do a picture and a Christmas greeting of my own, but have the band Asleep at the Wheel with their upbeat song wish you … Continue reading

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An Evening out in San Antonio

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Last Monday, we decided to drive to San Antonio for a nice supper and a walk along the festively illuminated River Walk, and it was a fantasic experience. Ein Abendausgang in San Antonio Am vergangenen Montag waren wir für ein … Continue reading

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The Lighting of the Christmas Tree …

… at the LBJ State Park and Historical Site That, i.e. the 49th annual of the Johnson family tradition, started by the president and Mrs. Johnson in 1971, is what we went to attend last Sunday. Das Anzünden des Weihnachtsbaums … Continue reading

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The Singing Christmas Tree

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As in the last few years, we again have the “Singing Christmas Tree” performance on the last two weekends before Christmas. This custom was started and is still sponsored by the PCAA [Pedernales Creative Art Alliance], and takes place on … Continue reading

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For Our Thanksgiving Dinner, No Turkey Had to Die, …

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… but 2 Cornish Game Hens. As I had said in the comments-section of my Happy-Thanksgiving-blogpost, a whole Turkey would have been way too much for just Mary and me. After all, we didn’t want to eat warmed-up turkey until … Continue reading