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New Flower Pots from … Germany

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Lately, we needed to re-pot our two “living-room plants” as, on the one hand, they had grown too big for their existing pots, and, on the other hand, we needed pots that could easily be watered without making a mess … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Retrospective

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Donnerstägliche Retrospektive Dieses hier wird nun mein vorletzter Beitrag zu Buster in der Rubrik “Donnerstägliche Retrospektive” sein. Heute, in der Wiederholung eines Beitrags vom Dienstag, dem 22. Juni 2011, aus meinem früheren Blog “Pit’s Musings and Ramblings from a Big … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Retrospective

Donnerstägliche Retrospektive Und schon wieder Buster, unser vierbeiniger Zeitungsbote, ueber dessen Angewohnheit, uns gelegentlich die Zeitung zu bringen, ich ja schon frueher geschrieben hatte, dieses Mal mit einem Beitrag mit Bild, den ich ursprünglich [am Sonntag, dem 14. November 2010] … Continue reading

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Thunderstorm 2019-05-03

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Yesterday, as I already mentioned here [“In Koblenz …“], we had quite a thunderstorm, with some hail in it, and lots of rain. We got 2.7 inches here at the house, in just about 4 to 5 hours. A downpour … Continue reading

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Remodelling – Update 7 [It’s Done!]

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Last Saturday we were back at the old place in Karnes City, to meet our contractor for the final inspection of his work in remodelling that old house, and we were absolutely pleased with the results. Renovierung – Update 7 … Continue reading

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Remodelling – Update 6 [Nearly Finished]

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This Tuesday I was at our old place in Karnes City again, to check on the progress of the remodelling, as our contractor had notified us that it is nearly finished. And so it is. Here are a few pictures. … Continue reading

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Wir haben einen Vogel

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Nein, um genau zu sein, gleich mehrere! For my English-speaking friends: as there is no fitting direct translation/equivalent to this German idiomatic expression [in German it means “We are crazy”], I’m using German in my headline istead of English. An … Continue reading

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Remodelling – Update 5 [Quite Some Progress]

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It’s been a long time since I reported about the progress in remodelling our old place in Karnes County, and some of you might have asked themselves if we had given up on that project. But no, we are continuing. … Continue reading

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Remodelling – Update 4 [Very Good News]

Just a short note here: the gas company already replied, that they found the contract and will abide by it. It seems that they were not aware of it. What they also don’t seem to be aware of is that … Continue reading

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Remodelling – Update 3 [Very Bad News]

Last Friday morning, we got a call from our contractor in Karnes County with news that really gave us a bad shock. After he had redone all the installation for the house to be provided with gas again [laying a … Continue reading