Category Archives: back yard

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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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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

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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

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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

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Easter Barbeque

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In the strict sense, it wasn’t barbequing but smoking, which, however, doesn’t matter at all here. After we had opened the bbq season more than a week ago with a wonderful rib-eye, we had found our appetite and decided to … Continue reading

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A Short But Heavy Downpour

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Ein kurzer aber heftiger Regenguss This is what it looked like on the patio and in our back yard: So sah es auf der Terrasse und im Garten hinter dem Haus aus: And here’s a short video of it: Und … Continue reading