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Twin Fawns

Well, I believe they’re twins: very close to each other in size, and one mama with them only. I had seen them before, but too short only and too far away to really get them on camera. Today, though, I … Continue reading

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First Video This Year of a Fawn

Well, we kept hoping it was going to happen, and today there was the happy moment: I was able to capture a fawn and his mama on video! Of course, I don’t know which one it was. Perhaps neither of … Continue reading

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Morning Views of the Garden

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It was/is a gorgeous early autumn morning today. So I decided to take a few pictures and just publish them here, as a gallery, without further comment. Enjoy! Morgenansichten des Gartens Es war/ist ein prachtvoller Frühherbstmorgen heute. Da bin ich … Continue reading

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Largest Deer Herd So Far

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Yesterday afternoon we had the largest herd of white-tailed deer in our yard so far. This pictures shows 19, if I counted correctly, and we had more on other parts of the property, including two bucks. So I guess we … Continue reading

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Beneficial Summer Rain

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Yesterday, in the afternoon, we had a thunderstorm here for about 2 hours – not bad at all, but, on the contrary, with a wonderfully beneficial rain [we had 1.1 inches], that even made – true to its name – … Continue reading

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Trying to Raise New Oaks

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Since we lost 17 of our old and mature oaks so far, and will have to have two more big ones in the middle of our back yard [not to mention those in the very back near the creek] taken … Continue reading

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We’re Growing Tennis Balls Again

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Well, they might also be called, less respectfully, “horse apples”. Anyway: our Bodarks [correctly “Bois d’Arc”] are bearing fruit again, and more than last year, as it seems, but not quite as many as in 2014. Wir bauen wieder Tennisbälle … Continue reading

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Our First Fawn of the Year

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Just a few minutes ago, I saw a deer right in front of our office window, and when I got up to have a closer look, guess what was there, too: a very young fawn, still a tad insecure on … Continue reading

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More Garden Work

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Saturday evening I discovered that – very likely – the buck we had had on our property lately might have rubbed his horns at our sumac and rubbed off quite a bit of bark. Since I had already sprayed the … Continue reading

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Gravel Path Completed

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Some time ago I started work around what, at that time, I called “mi casita“, putting a paved walkway in front of it and a bed of mulch. What at that time still needed to be done was to re-do … Continue reading