Category Archives: creeks


Just Garden Sounds

When Nati – of the “Natis Gartentraum” blog – asked if she could hear a wind chime in the video on my previous entry [Bambis and Their Mamas], I got the idea to do some video clips of just the … Continue reading


Another Downpour

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Yesterday morning we had another downpour, of nearly the same amount [2.6 inches], but in a shorter time [ca. 3 hrs] than on May 3, and consequently the creek rose faster [especially as the soil in the catchment area was … Continue reading


The Clip I Forgot …

… to add to my previous video of our recent thunderstorm. Der Clip, den ich vergessen habe, … meinem Video von unseren Gewitter neulich hinzuzufügen. Just now I found out the I had one more clip but had forgotten to … Continue reading


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


In Koblenz …

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… fühlte ich mich heute. “Koblenz” kommt doch von Lateinisch “Confluentes”, also (der) “Zusammenfluss” (zweier Ströme), und genau das hatten wir hier beim Unwetter heute Nachmittag: einen Zusammenfluss zweier Ströme [wenn auch nicht der Mosel und des Rheins wie in … Continue reading


While We Were Gone …

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… to the Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque/NM [more about that later, once I have managed to sorth through and edit tons of pictures], there was quite a lot of rain in our area here [for October 15 the official rain … Continue reading


RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 9 [Looking Glass Falls]

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After snooping around the Pisgah National Forest Visitors Center and Ranger Station, where I buy a t-shirt … RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Tag 9 [Looking Glass Wasserfall] Nachdem wir im Pisgah National Forest Besucherzentrum, wo ich ein T-Shirt erstanden habe … … Continue reading


RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 9 [Brevard Bike Path]

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First, I had wanted to write about the City of Brevard, the Brevard Bike Path, and our visit to the Looking Glass Falls, all in one post, and I had wondered if, with so many topics, I could do a … Continue reading


More Wonderful [= Beneficial] Rain

From some time around midnight last night to about 1:30PM today we had some more rain, a total of 2.7 inches, which means that over a span of more than 13 hours it was a nice steadily-soaking and ground-penetrating rain, … Continue reading


RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 3 [Bicycling the Chief Ladiga Trail in Alabama]

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Well, now for the actual bicycle ride: after a good and restful night we were up early, as is usual for us when travelling, because I wanted to do my bicycling before noon, if possible, since there were thunderstorms in … Continue reading