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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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The First Fire of Winter 2018/19 in Our Fireplace

It’s getting colder, and today was kind of a miserable autumn day, overcast and with drizzling rain. Though not really cold yet, it was nevertheless a good day to start our first fire of this winter in the fireplace in … Continue reading

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Meanwhile in the House

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For a long time, actually ever since we had moved in, we had wanted a sideboard in our dining-room, and now we have one: In der Zwischenzeit im Haus Für eine lange Zeit, im Grunde immer schon seit wir hier … Continue reading

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Firewood

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Even with a good fire burning in our fireplace, and considering our frequent BBQing, we should have enough firewood, don’t you think? Brennholz Auch wenn wir jetzt häufiger den Kamin heizen werden, und auch wenn wir ja doch das gesamte … Continue reading

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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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The Cold Front Has Passed, …

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… it’s just 45 degrees Fahrenheit outside, and the temperature is supposed to drop to 29 in the early morning hours tomorrow: the first freeze here in Fredericksburg in the Texas Hill Country. What better time than to have a … Continue reading

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“New Old” Furniture

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Yesterday I wrote about transporting our newly bought antique furniture from Comfort to here and had one picture in which the armoire could be seen – in a way. Here’s the furniture now in better views, in their respective spots … Continue reading

When It’s Cold Outside …

… [we’re exspecting 24 Fahrenheit during the early morning hours], a blazing fire in the fireplace in the living-room feels wonderful:

Wenn es draußen kalt ist …

… [wir erwarten -5 Celsius während der frühen Morgenstunden], dann ist ein loderndes Feuer im offenen Kamin im Wohnzimmer richtig fein:

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The Living-Room Fireplace

And even if it’s not yet that cold, it’s so comfy:

Und auch wenn es jetzt noch nicht so kalt ist, so ist es doch richtig gemütlich im Wohnzimmer:

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The Living-Room w/ the Fireplace