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Alien Abduction – An Anecdote

In some of my answers to the comments in my blog post “Random Thoughts While Bicycling – #1” I already announced that I wanted to tell about a fall with my bicycle that happened in 2008, in Karnes County. The … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts While Bicycling #2

There are the “good old days of bicycling”, there are the “good young days of bicycling”, and there are just the “old days of bicycling”.  😉 Zufällige Gedanken beim Radeln #2 Es gibt die “guten alten Tage des Radelns”, es … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts While Bicycling #1

When you have a hard (racing-)saddle on your bicycle and are daydreaming,  a sudden pothole might make the saddle kick a man in a most uncomfortable spot.  😀 Zufällige Gedanken beim Radeln #1 Wenn man mit einem harten (Rennrad)sattel tagträumend … Continue reading

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Another Bicycle Ride

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Today I was on the bicycle again, the same route as last Sunday, and here are a few more pictures [klick on tne to enlarge and read the cation]: Nochmal auf dem Rad Heute war ich wieder mit dem Rad … Continue reading

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I’m Back in the Saddle Again

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Well, not like Gene Autry in the song of that title, but back in the saddle of my bicycle. On Sunday, with temperatures just above 75 Fahrenheit and nice sunshine, I decided to hop on the Marin … I’m Back … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts While Walking #1

When I was walking uphill lately, I kept thinking of my German cardiologist’s – ans good frriend’s – advice, “Listen to your body!” Which I did, and at my age now my body didn’t eveb have to scream.”  😉 Zufällige … Continue reading

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First, BVB Dortmund ignominiously looses 1:3 against Union Berlin, then the German national soccer team folds 2:4 against the Netherlands, and, to top it all, today the Texas Longhorns, “our” college football team, is beaten 45 to 38 by LSU! … Continue reading

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Crazy Me – Part 6 [Travelling Back]

Well, there’s not much to tell about travelling back: everything went smoothly. Ich bin verrückt – Teil 6 [Rückreise] Nun, von der Rückreise gibt es nicht viel zu berichten: sie verlief ohne besondere Vorkommnisse. Since I had a relatively late … Continue reading

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Crazy Me – Part 3 [(The Day of) The Match]

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My second day in South Bend was to be the big day, the day of the actual match – BVB Borussia Dortmund vs. FC Liverpool. At first, in the morning, I fortified myself in a nearby café with a quite … Continue reading

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Crazy Me – Part 2 [Public Training of BVB Dortmund in South Bend/IN]

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As mentioned before, there was supposed to be a public training session of BVB Borussia Dortmund on the evening of July 18 on the campus of Notre Dame University in South Bend, Indiana, beginning at around 7PM. It was because … Continue reading