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Summer Solstice

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Spurred on by a tweet from Germany about a fire on the eve of summer solstice, I decided to have one here in our back yard, too. Here’s some of the pictures I took: Sommersonnenwende Angeregt durch einen Tweet aus … Continue reading

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Hill Country Antique Tractor & Machinery Show – Part 5

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And now, I think, it’s time for the final post about that show: machinery in action again – this time a corn sheller and a thresher. That was another demonstartion I enjoyed a lot: Hill Country Antike Traktor und Maschinen … Continue reading

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Hill Country Antique Tractor & Machinery Show – Part 4 [Miscellanea]

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Before I finally come to the end with more (moving) big machinery, I’d like to show some miscellaneous items here – not exactly tractors or vintage machinery, but related anyway: Hill Country Antike Traktor und Maschinen Schau – Teil 4 … Continue reading

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Hill Country Antique Tractor & Machinery Show – Part 3

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In spite of the fact that it is called an “Antique Tractor … Show”, I haven’t shown any tractors yet – except for that row of small ones in the previous post. Well, let’s get to the tractors then. First … Continue reading

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Hill Country Antique Tractor & Machinery Show – Part 2

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Today, let’s continue with more pictures and videos from that show, this time some small machinery and, as I don’t really know much about these machines, without (much) explanatory text: Hill Country Antike Traktor und Maschinen Schau – Teil 2 … Continue reading

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Hill Country Antique Tractor & Machinery Show – Part 1

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Last Saturday, we had our 32nd Hill Country Antique Tractor & Machinery Show on the Gillespie County Fairgrounds here in Fredericksburg/TX. As I’m really interested in old machinery, I went there to take some fotos with the new Nikon D500, … Continue reading

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THE NEW CAMERA IS HERE

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Forgive me for “shouting” in the headline, but I’m so excited about it!  😉  Well, seriously, I’m really happy that on Wednesday I got my Nikon D500, plus the 16-80mm f2.8-4 Zoom: DIE NEUEN KAMERA IST DA Sorry, wenn ich … Continue reading

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A Snake in the Driveway – Small and Harmless Though

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This morning I discovered a little snake, which for once the kitties had not attacked yet, in our driveway. Normally our kitties play with them and kill them and then, sometimes, bring them into the garage. I’m not quite sure, … Continue reading

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Annual Masonic Car Show

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Today we’re having this event – the Annual Masonic Car Show – again on the Marktplatz, for the 13th time now: Alljährliche Autoschau der Freimaurer Heute haben wir diese Veranstaltung – die jährliche Autoschau organisiert von der örtlichen Freimaurerloge-  zum … Continue reading

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Roadwork

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Two weeks ago the city started to widen Lower Crabapple Road just in front of our property, i.e. from the intersection of Frederick Road and Lower Crabapple Road to the city limits. Not that it entails very much work and … Continue reading