Category Archives: seasons

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Now That’s a Late-Comer!

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This evening, just a few minutes ago, we saw this fairly young fawn in our backyard: Das ist aber mal ein später Nachkömmling! Heute Abend, gerade vor ein paar Minuten, haben wir dieses relativ junge Rehkitz in unserem Garten gesehen: … Continue reading

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Three Mature Bucks in the Yard

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I had seen them before, and even got a video – albeit of a very poor quality – of them, but a few days ago I got another chance for pictures of all three together in our back yard: Drei … Continue reading

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Mature Bucks

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The clearest sign, to my mind, of approaching autumn – besides a clear drop in the nightly temperatures – is the appearance of mature bucks in our yard. They first showed up – singly or up to three at a … Continue reading

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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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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 14 [Chief Standing Bear Trail/NE]

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OK, let’s continue here: RailTrailsRoadTrip – Tag 14 [Chief Standing Bear Trail, Nebraska] OK, dann geht es jetzt hier weiter: Basically, the Chief Standing Bear Trail was quite similar to the previous one and again led me through a very … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 14 [Blue River Trail/KS]

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This morning I woke up quite early, even without having set an alarm: at 7 AM. Was it the fact that we wanted to do not one but two rail trails on that day? I don’t know. Anyway: I dressed … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 11 [Katy Trail]

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After a good and relatively long night we woke up between 7:30 and 8AM. It was still overcast and cool outside, but there was no more rain. For breakfast we again had some stuff from the breakfast basket and from … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 9 [St. Louis/MO – Hermann/MO]

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Even if it would have been a short distance only – according to Google Maps 92.3 miles [1 hr 41 mins] if we had taken I-70. But on the one hand we usually avoid the big Interstates, preferring the smaller … Continue reading

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Light the Night Christmas Parade

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Yesterday we had our annual Christmas parade here in Fredericksburg and despite the weather [it was raining off and on all afternoon and evening] we went to watch it. Light the Night Weihnachtsumzug Gestern hatten wir unseren alljährlichen Weihnachtsumzug hier … Continue reading

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First Day of Advent

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With these pictures I wish all my readers a good and happy Advent-time: Der erste Advent Mit diesen Bildern wünsche ich allen meinen Lesern eine gute und frohe Adventszeit: We always take turns opening our two advent calendars. This year, … Continue reading