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Saengerfest and Bike Your Park Day

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It’s a weekend full of events hereabouts – way more than the two mentioned in the headline. But these were the only two I managed to attend. Sängerfest und Bike Your Park Day Dieses Wochenende war vollgepackt mit Veranstaltungen hier … Continue reading

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When We Were in Port Aransas Lately, …

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… we did not only eat, even if it may seem so from my previous posting. Als wir neulich in Port Aransas waren, … … haben wir nicht nur gegessen, auch wenn es – geht man nach meinem vorherigen Beitrag … Continue reading

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A Few Days in Port Aransas

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It’s been a while ago already that we were there [actually it was from August 15 to 19], to kind of “pre-celebrate” our 7th wedding anniversary[I posted about it here and here], but it’s only now that I’m posting a … Continue reading

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Fundraising BBQ in Albert/TX

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Yesterday, in the evening, we drove to Albert, a very small community [population 7] in the neighbourhood, on Ranch Road 1623 between Stonewall and Blanco, which nowadays is known more for its historic dance hall [88 years old] than for … Continue reading

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The 9th Annual LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour

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That was quite some time ago now, as it was on April 2 this year, but for a variety of reasons I have not been able to blog about it yet – what I originally had intended to do immediately. … Continue reading

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… means, you open the cold-water faucet and the water comes out (piping) hot, or warm at least, because the uninsulated pipe runs in the uninsulated wall, which has long hours of direct sunshine, and you have to run it … Continue reading

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Fawn Frolicking in Our Backyard

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It’s been a while, actually close to a month, since we saw our first fawn of the year here around the house. At that time it was a very young one. It was only yesterday that we had some more. … Continue reading

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Our First Wildflowers

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I’ve mentioned it in comments on other blogs before: we don’t have as many wildflowers as we’d like to have. In fact, we have a few only, in spite of the fact that we put out seeds last autumn and … Continue reading

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Under a Texas Sky

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Today, shortly before noon, a group of Hereford cattle were resting under the oaks on the LBJ Ranch.

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Views of/from Hayden Ranch Road

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Hayden Ranch Road [here a previous article on bicycling there] is one of the gorgeous country roads that I like bicyling so much here in the Texas Hill Country. I’ve been out bicycling there a few times lately [here a … Continue reading