Category Archives: back yard

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A Sure Sign That Spring Is Coming …

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… is that the Live Oaks are shedding their old leaves and growing new and nicely green ones. In this way the Live Oaks are kind of evergreen. Ein sicheres Zeichen, dass der Frühling kommt, … … ist, dass unsere … Continue reading

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Something’s Itching

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I saw this white-tailed deer buck with his pretty antlers a few days ago in our backyard. I don’t know if I’ve seen him before. We certainly have a fluctuating population of bucks this autumn. Es juckt Diesen Weißwedelhirschbock mit … Continue reading

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Mature Buck

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It looks like the rut(ting-season) of the white-tailed deer has just started or is about to begin [usually it is in late October and/or early November] since a mature buck has made his appearance again lately, as in the years … Continue reading

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Rain – Glorious, Wonderful, Long Longed For, Ever So Welcome

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In my previous post I already talked about the rain that had started yesterday in the afternoon and that has brought us here at the house 1.9″ so far. This morning, when I got up, I heard that most welcome … Continue reading

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Watering Restrictions

For a long time, I think for two years or even more, we have been at stage three of watering restrictions here in Fredericksburg.I don’t want to go into all the details, just that for us it means we can … Continue reading

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Surprise in the Morning

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Well, actually I should no longer be surprised to discover fawns in our backyard, shouldn’t I? But still, when at some time this morning I looked out of our patio doors, I saw something lying in the grass of which … Continue reading

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1 1/2 Hours in 20 Seconds

My first time-lapse video of the deer in our garden: this afternoon I tried to do this, a time-lapse video, for the first time. It was taken between 5PM and 6:30PM, part of it with the deer being fed. Not … Continue reading

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Meanwhile in the Back Yard

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Tonight we had a total of 6 fawns in the garden. I could not get all of them into one picture, though. Neither in the stills I took nor in the video. Here there are 4, to begin with: Zwischenzeitlich … Continue reading

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Precious Moments: Fawns, (Adult) Deer and a Wild Turkey in Our Back Yard

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While we were gone on our “RailTrailsRoadTrip” [more about that here at a later time], we really missed the “zoo”, especially the fawns that we know would be born, in our yard. So, after our return, we were happy to … Continue reading

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The Day After …

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… rain: after our heavy rain fall yesterday, we had a gorgeously mystical morning with the rays of the rising sun filtering through the ever so thin mist: Der Tag danach … … nach dem Regen: nach unserem Wolkenbruch gestern … Continue reading