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Crazy Me – Part 4 [Saturday and Sunday in South Bend]

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Well, I wouldn’t call these two days “crazy” at all. They were more like routine travelling-days, except for the fact that I spent all of that Saturday in my room and stayed in bed most of the time as once … Continue reading

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Palo Duro Canyon State Park: “Texas” – the Musical

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For our last evening, we had planned to see the musical “Texas”, which is being performed in the amphitheatre down on the canyon floor during summertime. We had already nosed around some in this place in the afternoon. The whole … Continue reading

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Hiking in Palo Duro Canyon State Park

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I’m combining two days here. On our first day we did the Rojo Grande Trail, and on our second the Kiowa Trail. Mary had chosen these two trails from the map and description we had been given at the park’s … 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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Support Your Local Sheriff

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That was the first movie in this year’s “Movies under the Stars” series on the former LBJ Ranch, now the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, in Stonewall/TX this year. This performance not only commemorated the 50th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 21 and 22 [Home to Fredericksburg from Memphis]

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So now, with our visit to Memphis, our last year’s RailTrailsRoadTrip is as good as at an end, and it only remains for me to cover our – mostly – uneventful trip back. The fastest route would have been using … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 20 [Graceland]

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On this, our last day in Memphis, we had decided to see Graceland, Elvis Presley’s former mansion and property, now a multi-million dollar enterprise. I must come out here as not a real Elvis fan – I hope nobody holds … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 19 [Memphis/TN: The Pyramid]

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After visiting the music studios we drove – as I already wrote in my previous post – to The Pyramid, as it’s referred to by the locals, a landmark visible from various directions and from far away, … RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 19 [Memphis/TN – The Music Scene]

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For that day, June 3, 2018, we had planned to do something that, in addition to visiting Graceland [which we did on our last day in Memphis], Mary had really wanted to, i.e. visit some of the famous music studios/museums … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 18 [Bicycling in Memphis/TN]

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On this, our first full day in Memphis, we had planned to tick off our 10+ miles of bicycling in Tennessee. We had decided on the Wolf River Greenway, … RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Tag 18 [Radeln in Memphis/Tennessee] An diesem, … Continue reading