Category Archives: yard

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Front Yard Improvement

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I had been neglecting our front yard for way too long, not only because I am too lazy, but also because I can’t work as much and as hard, especially in our Texas heat, as I used to be. For … Continue reading

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As If 100 Degrees Weren’t Enough

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Today I had the firepit going even with an outside temperature of 100 degrees Fahrenheit because I needed to burn wood that had become infected with oak wilt. Our Oakwilt Specialists of Texas people had told me, when they came … Continue reading

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Independence Day 2019

Just like last year, I did not attend our parade here in Fredericksburg. So there are no pictures nor videos of that event. But I do have three short video clips of a quiet evening by the fire pit in … Continue reading

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Backlog

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I seem to be unable to catch up with all the goings-on I want to blog about. There’s way too much new stuff constantly coming up, plus important things other than blogging to do, and on top of it all … Continue reading

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It’s Certain: We Have Five …

… Bambis on the property. Es ist sicher: Wir haben fünf … … Bambis auf dem Grundstück. Last night I thought I was counting five fawns together with their mamas, aunts, and uncles. So I went out for pictures and … Continue reading

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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

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Bambis and Their Mamas

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It’s taken a long time for the mamas to show us their babies, and there are way fewer than last year when there were 8, but finally the fawns have appeared. There are only just 4 [one set of twins … Continue reading

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Just Blossoms

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Well, mainly. I’ve already shown, on my other blog [Pit’s Bilderbuch: Meine Urlaubs- und andere Bilder], pictures I took lately in our wildflower area here Cactus Blossoms and Butterfly and here Spot the Butterfly but now I want to show … Continue reading

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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

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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