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Memorial Day 2020 – Downpour and Thunderstorm

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During the night, we had quite a severe thunderstorm with very high winds, and that brought down quite a big limb of one of our Mesquite trees: Memorial Day 2020 – Wolkenbruch und Unwetter In der Nacht hatten wir ein … Continue reading

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Meanwhile in the Office

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Of late, Sister Fidelma loves to be in the office with me: In der Zwischenzeit im Büro In der letzten Zeit ist Sister Fidelma gerne bei mir im Büro:  

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Garden News #1

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As I wrote a few weeks ago, spring has arrived. At that time with a few delicate blossoms, but now with all its might. One unmistakable sign that its finally here: our oaks are shedding their old leaves while the … Continue reading

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Weather Antics

It was just two nights ago that we had the A/C on, to cool our bedrooms, but yesterday it was time for a cozy fire in the fireplace in our living-room, and in two more days it will be 85 … Continue reading

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Watching German TV Live Here

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That’s possible with a little technical effort: connect our big TV-screen in the den to my laptop via HDMI cable, and access the German TV station via the internet, using Freedome [yes, with the “e”], a VPN “tunnel “supplied by … Continue reading

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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