Category Archives: holidays

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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

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

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Happy Fourth of July

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Merry Christmas

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas …

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… and sound like it, too, with the fire crackling in the fireplace and Annie Lennox singing Christmas songs in the background [You might need to turn up the volume a lot, though, to hear that], even if we haven’t … Continue reading

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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